By Gabrielle McIntire

T. S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf have been nearly certain contemporaries, readers and critics of every others' paintings, and pals for over 20 years. Their writings, even though, are infrequently paired. Modernism, reminiscence, and hope proposes that a few outstanding correspondences exist in Eliot and Woolf's poetic, fictional, serious, and autobiographical texts, rather of their ordinary flip to the language of wish, sensuality, and the physique to render memory's techniques. The ebook comprises wide archival learn on a few generally unknown bawdy poetry by way of T. S. Eliot whereas providing readings of significant paintings via either writers, together with The Waste Land, 'The Love tune of J. Alfred Prufrock', Orlando and To the Lighthouse. McIntire juxtaposes Eliot and Woolf with numerous significant modernist thinkers of reminiscence, together with Sigmund Freud, Friedrich Nietzsche, Henri Bergson and Walter Benjamin, to supply compelling reconsiderations of the relation among textuality, remembrance and the physique in modernist literature.

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