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Leonard Woolf and Empire: The Village in the Jungle

Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, a DPhil student, explores empire as shown in an early twentieth-century novel less well known than the popular works by Joseph Conrad and E.M. Forster. In this guest blog post, she argues for Leonard Woolf’s literary legacy. Leonard … Continue reading

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The Curious Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Youth F. Scott Fitzgerald was born 24 September 1896 to a salesman father and an Irish-Catholic mother who was the heir to a successful Minnesota grocery store. The F. Scott of F. Scott Fitzgerald stands for Francis Scott; he was … Continue reading

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Generating Joyce! Moving forward with Modernism!

Great news for Joyce enthusiasts and the Joyce-curious… Our Joyce section is growing; we now offer the following Joycean delights: A biography of Joyce A growing selection of short Joyce-related lectures A range of computerised visualisations of Joyce’s texts A … Continue reading

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Hope Mirrlees: A Cult Fantasy Writer and Forgotten Modernist

It is clear from a number of the posts here at Great Writers Inspire that reputation is crucial to critical reception. I’ve recently come across a writer who underlines this fact more than most. This writer became resistant to critical … Continue reading

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