Archive for April, 2014

Blog #143: Howards End in To the Lighthouse (3 of 4)

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers To digress slightly, perhaps the most interesting example of books continuing each other and speaking to and echoing each other is the way in which Heart of Darkness is referenced in both Howards End and To the Lighthouse. I’ve already claimed that the Lily / Mrs [...]

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Blog # 142: Howards End in To the Lighthouse (2 of 4)

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers To find signs of Howards End in To the Lighthouse is not surprising. Virginia Woolf and Edward Morgan Forster had a close if guarded relationship, the start of which can be dated back to around 1910, the year Forster published Howards End. Forster had befriended Thoby [...]

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Blog #141: Howards End in To the Lighthouse (1 of 4)

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers For books continue each other, in spite of our habit of judging them separately. A Room of One’s Own I am reading six books at once, the only way of reading; since, as you will agree, one book is only a single unaccompanied note, and to [...]

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