But there was always more to Woolf
than that and Sarah Hall's fascinating book examines the amorous advances of other men in Woolf
's life who arrived on the scene in her pre-marriage days anxious to throw themselves at the Goddess's feet.
Ondaatje analyzes the civil war that pits the Buddhist-Sinhalese majority against the Hindu-Tamil minority, or maybe just ruling elites on each side, and writes that in 1938 Leonard Woolf
, the ambivalent imperialist at the heart of this book, recommended that the country take a federalist approach to government, and this Canadian, for one, can't help remembering that he himself couched it so: Sri Lanka could use a Pierre Trudeau.
Several essays consider the construction of Woolf
as an icon: Laura Maria Lojo Rodriguez, for example, offers a perceptive account of Woolf
's relationship with the Argentinian writer Victoria Ocampo, who introduced her to the photographer Gisele Freund as well as commissioning some of the earliest Spanish translations of her work.
The seeds of the Tamil Tigers were sown in the imperial heyday, and Woolf
was well aware of colonialism's long term prospects.
was enamored of this woman who served as a role model quite opposite that of Julia or Stella.
Writing to Ottoline Morrell about Woolf
in 1935, Smyth reflected, "'it seems to me that the life of intercourse is interchange'" (qtd.
Her unique literary style established Woolf
as one of modern feminism's most influential voices.
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wonders in the last part of the essay whether the great poet "filled a very few pages with poems in which every word is exact and every image as clear as crystal.
This reveals how writing for Woolf
becomes a sacred act that can bridge the spiritual and material worlds, merging her luminescent ontology of being with a call-to-action for a pacifism predicated on individual ethical participation in the global community.
The neuronal pain receptors created by Woolf
and his team arc reported to respond to both the kind of intense stimuli triggered by a physical injury and that causing "ouch" pain, and the more subtle stimuli triggered by inflammation, which results in pain tenderness, and even by some forms of cancer chemotherapy.
A letter Mrs Woolf
wrote to Home Secretary Theresa May stated that she had no "social contact" with Lord and Lady Brittan since April 23 2013.