JAMES JOYCE (1882-1941)

“History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” ― James Joyce, Ulysses     BIOGRAPHY James Joyce was born in Dublin in 1882 – as was quite … Continue reading JAMES JOYCE (1882-1941)

VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941)

 “Here came the sun, an illimitable rapture of joy, embracing every flower, every leaf. Then in compassion it withdrew, covering its face, as if it forebore to look on human … Continue reading VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941)

EDWARD MORGAN FORSTER (1879-1970)

BIOGRAPHY E. M. Forster was born in London in 1879 and died in Coventry in 1970. As a child he was educated by his mother and did not attend regular … Continue reading EDWARD MORGAN FORSTER (1879-1970)

LITERATURE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

MODERNISM ‘Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. … The meaning of a word is its use in the language.’ The literary and … Continue reading LITERATURE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

JOSEPH CONRAD (1857-1924)

  The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. – http://www.bestquotes.com http://www.telegraph.co.uk BIOGRAPHY Conrad was born in Poland and … Continue reading JOSEPH CONRAD (1857-1924)