^ For more information on DeSalvo's views on the sexual abuse suffered by Woolf see Williams, L. C. A. (2014). Virginia Woolf’s History of Sexual Victimization: A Case Study in Light of Current Research. Psychology, 5, 1151-1164. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/psych.2014.510128
^ It has been suggested that Woolf bound books to help cope with her depression, as is hinted at in her writing: "A great part of every day is not lived consciously. one walks, eats, sees things, deals with what has to be done; the broken vacuum cleaner; ... cooking dinner; bookbinding."
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