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“But one does not like to leave so remarkable a letter as yours - a letter perhaps unique in the history of human correspondence, since when before has an educated man asked a woman how in her opinion war can be prevented? - unanswered. Therefore let us make the attempt; even if it is doomed to failure” (Woolf, Three Guineas, 3).

Three Guineas

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Virginia Woolf

1882 CE – 1941 CE

British author Virginia Woolf was a prominent member of the avant-garde, intellectual Bloomsbury Circle in northern London from the years directly preceding World War I until her suicide in 1941.

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