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1

what did the Bloomsbury group aim to do and who were the members?

aim to be uncompromisingly honest
Strachey
Woolf
Keynes
Forster

2

what was the male dominated literary canon called?

LEAVIS emerged and was rallied against by Woolf for patriarchal dominance

3

T.S Eliot's 'tradition and the individual talent' published in 1919 asserted...

...how the poet must write with a sense of past literature

4

Maudie's text were dismissed by Woolf as...

...'pap-slop - something made digestable and sweet for invalids'

5

the war was a...

...taboo

6

Advent of mass literature...

...commodified the novel

7

WW1 was the 'war...

...to end all wars'

8

'modern england...

...but not as we know it'

9

aristocracy was on the decline...

...but still prevalent

10

symbols of modernity such as...

trains, transport, technology

11

women returned to...

...female roles in 1918 (causing distress)

12

rigid class system...

...loosened but still prevalent

13

there was prejudice and racism...

...due to the ending of the British Empire

14

communism and Facism...

...movements led to spanish civil war in 1936 so writers started to become interested in unsettlement of politics

15

After ww1 there was a relief of...

...tension and reduction of fear allowed people to relax leading to a sense on awakening in the roaring 20's

16

great depression and flu epidemic...

...in 1929 which cast a sobering light over excesses of the early post-war years

17

woolf and joyce...

...explored interiority and consciousness