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"The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your actions will be." -- Katherine Mansfield


Virginia Woolf (born 1882, died 1941) was one of the principle literary figures of the early 20th century, writing such works as A Room of One’s Own, Mrs Dalloway, and To The Lighthouse.


Rainer Maria Rilke, Sept. 1900, was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets", writing in both verse and highly lyrical prose. Several critics have described Rilke's work as inherently "mystical". These deeply existential themes tend to position him as a transitional figure between the traditional and the modernist writers.


“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel--it is, before all, to make you see.” ― Joseph Conrad


Djuna Barnes was an American writer who played an important part in the development of 20th-century English-language modernist writing and was one of the key figures in 1920s and '30s bohemian Paris


Virginia Woolf (25 Jan 1882–28 Mar 1941), English writer, and one of the foremost modernists of the 20th century. During the interwar period, she was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and Orlando, and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own, with its famous dictum, "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." --Wikipedia


Virginia Woolf in 1902. Adeline Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.