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‘Dearest, I feel certain I am going mad again’: the suicide note of Virginia Woolf

  • Femi Oyebode
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Adeline Virginia Woolf (1882–1941) was an English novelist, essayist, diarist and letter writer. She was a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Known to have suffered from recurrent depressive episodes, she took her own life by drowning in the River Ouse near her home. This is her suicide note. Published in Quentin Bell (1973) Virginia Woolf: A Biography. Volume 2. Mrs Woolf 1912–1941. Hogarth Press.

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‘Dearest, I feel certain I am going mad again’: the suicide note of Virginia Woolf

  • Femi Oyebode
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