Comparing Joyce’s and Woolf’s stream of consciouness writing techniques

Before tackling the comparative reading of the two excerpts, published below, a brief introduction to both. Ulysses, is James Joyce‘s most renowned novel. The entire narration takes place in a single … Continue reading Comparing Joyce’s and Woolf’s stream of consciouness writing techniques

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)

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