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Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), a central figure in the Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals who's books included To the Lighthouse, Orlando and A Room of One's Own, with it's famous dictum, 'A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.'


// NF ~ Biography ~ Modernist Writers // Sydney Janet Kaplan builds a literary biography around the personal lives of John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield, and D. H. Lawrence, three writers who significantly shaped British modernism. She recounts their relationship with other prominent modernists, including T. S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Lady Ottoline Morrell,...

Virginia Woolf | "She knew that something kept us from disintegrating. Woolf's art searched for whatever held us together. What she found was the self, the essential thing. Although the brain is just a loom of electric neurons, Woolf realized that the self makes us whole. The fragile source of our entity. The author of our consciousness."


Virginia and Leonard Woolf set up the Hogarth Press in 1917 and published works by key modernist writers as well important works in translation. Duncan Heyes assesses the contribution that the Hogarth Press made to modernism and to British literary culture.

from The Independent

Bloomsbury Set: Love triangles, suicide and Communism

Vanessa Bell (née Stephen; 1879 -1961), an English painter and interior designer, a member of the Bloomsbury group, and the sister of Virginia Woolf.


Virginia Woolf (English, 1882-1941) at Monk’s House, Sussex, date unknown. Woolf was regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. In her works she experimented with stream-of-consciousness and the underlying psychological as well as emotional motives of characters.


Ezra Pound was an American poet best known for The Cantos and for his role as mentor and advisor to other modernist writers, including T.S. Eliot, Hilda Doolittle, Wyndham Lewis, and James Joyce. After meeting EH in Paris in 1922 by way of a letter of introduction from Sherwood Anderson, Pound became one of EH’s earliest and strongest advocates. #HemingwayV2


Virginia Woolf in 1902. Adeline Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.


A work of tremendous influence that has inspired writers from his ancient Greek contemporaries to modernist writers such as T.S. Eliot, Homer's epic poem The Iliad is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes...