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    The Bloomsbury Group

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    The Bloomsbury Group The Bloomsbury Group consisted mainly of family, colleagues, and friends who shared ideas in writing and painting. "Bloomsbury" signified a group of people who were close in friendship as well as in talent. The Bloomsberries, who were known as the Bloomsbury Group, spent a tremendous amount of time together. Each individual attempted to contribute valuable ideas to one another’s individual works. Two of the most important aspects of the Bloomsberries were Literature and

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    Bloomsbury and Its Make-Up

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    Bloomsbury and Its Make-Up Literature and Art were very important in the early 1900’s. Someone could always turn to a book or a painting to help them be more relaxed and feel more comfortable. One of the major groups of the early 1900’s that had both aspects of literature and art was the Bloomsbury group. This group was made up of a number of people, who shared similar interests and views. One of the more notable writers in the 1900’s, Virginia Woolf was a member of the Bloomsberries. Many of

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    Virginia Woolf

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    was a well known English novelist, essayist, biographer, and feminist. She was a voluminous writer, who composed in a modernist style that always was altered with every novel she wrote. Her letters and memories exposed glimpses of Woolf during the Bloomsbury era. Woolf was included in society, as T.S. Eliot describes in his obituary for Virginia. “Without Virginia Woolf at the center of it, it would have remained formless or marginal…. With the death of Virginia Woolf, a whole pattern of culture is

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    Virginia Woolf’s Contributions to Feminism and the Academic Study of Gender Born in 1882, Virginia Stephens began writing as a young girl. In 1904, Woolf published her first article and went on to teach at Morley College (Hort). Throughout her lifetime, she suffered from depression. Woolf had a vivid imagination; however, suffered nervous breakdowns and spells of depression. In 1941, at the age of 59, Woolf committed suicide. My goal in this paper is to explore how Woolf’s childhood, adolescents

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    Mrs. Dalloway

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    witnessed. Woolf included her purpose for writing the novel in her journal, stating she wanted to “show the despicableness of people like Ott (Wilson 10).” (Lady Ottoline Morrell, an English aristocrat and hostess, was a rival to Woolf in the Bloomsbury Group.) Many critics often compare Mrs. Dalloway to Joyce’s Ulysses. The novel was read by Woolf in 1922, prior to beginning her own novel, at the request of T.S. Eliot. The similarity lies within the walk through London by Clarissa Dalloway with Leopold

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    and multiple times tried to commit suicide. After her father’s death, “she went to live with her sister and two brothers in Bloomsbury, the district of London that later became associated with the group among whom she moved...The Bloomsbury Group thrived at the center of the middle-class and upper-middle-class London intelligentsia” (Greenblatt 2143). In The Bloomsbury Group... ... middle of paper ... ...na. "The Image Of The Father In Virginia Woolf And Graham Swift." Scientific Journal Of Humanistic

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    Virginia Woolf

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    throughout her life. She suffered numerous nervous breakdowns and never managed to lead a normal life. After her father's death in 1904 she moved with her brothers and sister to Bloomsbury. She thought her father's death was "the end of tyranny". She also thought that the move from Kensington, where she lived before, to Bloomsbury, " was the gulf between respectable, mummified humbug and life crude and impertinent perhaps, but living… The new generation wanted air, simplicity and light and the move was

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    Issues in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway revolves around several of the issues that preoccupied the Bloomsbury writers and thinkers as a group. Issues of androgyny, class, madness, and mythology run throughout the novel. While that is hardly an exhaustive list, these notions seem to form the core of the structure of the novel. Woolf herself, when envisioning the project, sought to produce “a study of insanity and suicide, the world seen by the sane and the insane

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    proclamation, such as rationality is good, and subsequently retreat half a step, in this case insisting on the continued necessity of faith. It is an interesting technique and demonstrates much of the complexity of his positions, and arguably those of Bloomsbury insofar as they are a whole. Particularly interesting are his fascination with faith, which forms the bedrock of the argument, and with personal relationships. Forster draws a distinction between “belief” and “Belief” in that while he does ascribe

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    The writer was born in January 25, 1882 in London. Adeline Virginia Stephen was one of the many children in the English household of Leslie Stephen and Julia Stephen. Among her were seven other siblings, three full siblings and four half siblings. Both parents had been married and widowed before marrying each other. All eight children lived under one roof with parents and servants at 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington. While the boys went to school at Cambridge, Virginia and her sisters were taught at

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