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James Joyce

1882 - 1941

The Irish novelist, short story writer and poet, James Joyce, is regarded as one of the most influencial authors of the 20th century. He was a pioneer of the Modernist movement, using stream of consciousness as a narrative device. His fictional universe centers on Dublin: "For myself, I always write about Dublin because if I can get to the heart of Dublin I can get to the heart of all cities in
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Virginia Woolf

1882 - 1941

Virginia Woolf was an English writer whose best known novel is Mrs Dalloway. She is considered to be one of the leading modernists of the 20th century and a pioneer in the use of the stream of consciousness. Her novels, through their non linear approches to narrative, exerted a major influence on the genre. In the 1970s, she became one of the main subjects of feminist criticism