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Woolf

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1. (Biography) Leonard Sidney. 1880–1969, English publisher and political writer
2. (Biography) his wife, Virginia. 1882–1941, English novelist and critic. Her novels, which include Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), The Waves (1931), and Between the Acts (1941), employ such techniques as the interior monologue and stream of consciousness

Woolf

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Virginia (Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf), 1882–1941, English novelist, essayist, and critic.
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Noun1.Woolf - English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologueWoolf - English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941)
Bloomsbury Group - an inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
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It's a curious thing, but the name Virginia Woolf has never lost its reverberations, having a kind of mystic power absent in other writers of her generation.
Woolf in Ceylon: An Imperial Journey in the Shadow of Leonard Woolf, 1904-1911 Christopher Ondaatje HarperCollins 326 pages, hardcover ISBN 0002007185
Strathern captures the essence of Virginia Woolf in examining both the causes and effects of her "constant battle against mental illness" as well as her "lucid periods" during which she produced "some of the finest literary works of the early twentieth century.
Some of the contributors to the volume take Jauss's model as their implicit starting-point, while others modify and extend his views in order to take account of the often very different responses to Woolf among common readers, writer-reviewers, and academics in their country.
Woolf in Ceylon: An Imperial Journey in the Shadow of Leonard Woolf by Christopher Ondaatje HarperCollins, hb, pp318, 25 [pounds sterling]
Curtis's project, she reports, is to reveal "a side of Woolf that is perhaps not so widely seen" and to investigate the relationships between Virginia and women "who are not usually considered to have been even cursory members of the 'Bloomsbury Group'" (15).
On Christmas Eve 1940, just three months before her death, Virginia Woolf wrote to Dame Ethel Smyth, a good friend and then-contemporary composer of opera: "Yes, I will come one day soon.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Google, with its doodle on Thursday, marked the 136th birth anniversary of English author Virgina Woolf, one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
It is this kind of movement which will be displayed in Wayne McGregor's critically acclaimed ballet triptych, Woolf Works.
VI Volumes (1987-2011), comprises all the essays that Woolf wrote from 1904 until she died in 1941.
Virginia Woolf expresses deep ambivalence concerning things of a religious nature throughout her oeuvre.
Forrester's biography inhabits her characters and vivifies their perspective, weaving a colorful, intense drama that forces readers to rethink their understanding of Woolf, her writing, and her world.