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What author drowned herself?

Last Updated: 21st March, 2020

Died: March 28, 1941

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People also ask, why did Virginia Woolf drown herself?

Throughout her life, Woolf was troubled by her mental illness. Her illness is considered to have been bipolar disorder, for which there was no effective intervention during her lifetime. In 1941, at age 59, Woolf died by putting rocks in her coat pockets and drowning herself in the River Ouse at Lewes.

Furthermore, when did Virginia Woolf die? March 28, 1941

Moreover, when was Virginia Woolf's body found?

On March 28, 1941, shortly after the devastating dawn of WWII, Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882March 28, 1941) filled her overcoat pockets with rocks and walked into the River Ouse behind her house never to emerge alive.

Does Dalloway kill herself?

Woolf committed suicide by drowning, sixteen years after the publication of Mrs Dalloway. Woolf's original plan for her novel called for Clarissa to kill herself during her party. In this original version, Septimus (whom Woolf called Mrs. Dalloway's "double") did not appear at all.

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