Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was a major twentieth-century author and a key figure in literary history as a feminist and a modernist. Her major novels include Mrs. Dalloway, Orlando, The Waves, The Years, and Between the Acts.
Night and Day (1919) is a novel by Virginia Woolf. Set in Edwardian London, Night and Day contrasts the daily lives of two friends, Katharine Hilbery and Mary Datchet. The novel examines the relationships between love, marriage, happiness, and success.