Virginia Woolf is one of the most renowned novelists of the 20th century England. Her most celebrated works include ‘To The Lighthouse’ and ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ – both these sublime novels are psychological journeys of the minds of her female characters. Woolf’s life was a constant struggle of trials and tribulations that affected her sensitivity and made her a unique personality. In this write-up, we have attempted at bringing to her readers and admirers, the most interesting facts from her life. Hope you will enjoy reading through our list of ten lesser known facts about Virginia Woolf!!!
10. Facts About Virginia Woolf : Her Odd Nickname as a Child
Virginia Woolf was not always called Virginia. We all have nicknames during childhoods and let’s accept the fact that we are all at one point or the other embarrassed of people using them in front of our friends, but the one Woolf had was seriously very weird. Virginia’s odd nickname as a young child was ‘The Goat’. Sir Leslie Stephen, Virginia’s father, had many children at home so we understand it might have been hard to come up with nice names for so many kids, but The Goat certainly doesn’t sound too flattering. He could have done better than this. This bit of her life certainly deserves to end up on our list of ten lesser known facts about Virginia Woolf.