Some basic facts In 1918 Parliament in the UK passed a law that granted the right to vote to all men of over 21 and every woman over 30 the … Continue reading “Orlando” and “A Room of Ones’ Own”, V. Woolf – A More In-Depth Analysis
Chapter 4 ‘Lord,’ she thought, when she had recovered from her start, stretching herself out at length under her awning, ‘this is a pleasant, lazy way of life, to be … Continue reading Excerpt from “Orlando” by V. Woolf (1882-1941)
“It is all due to the time we live in” says Lessing and that is why the 20th Century is the century that has proved so important to Women’s Emancipation.
“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)
“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)
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)
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