That Woolf employs the figure of the dynamitard
to describe her
Securing the Union in 1883: the trial of the Irish American Dynamitards
Alfred Nobel's 1862 invention of dynamite, the "giant powder," "democratized the means of violence," and so-called dynamitards
bombed theaters, restaurants, and public institutions seemingly at will.
Whatever the motives that led to their 'radicalization', these 'dynamitards
' and attentateurs shared an ideology rather than an organization, and they generally acted on their own volition.
The mission of these so-called Dynamitards
was to blow up Queen Victoria, along with the British government, during the Jubilee thanksgiving service at Westminster Abbey.
Ardeer Thistle are known as the Dynamitards
after the explosives factory in nearby Stevenston.