Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)Novelist and critic Virginia Woolf was a pioneer of modernist literature whose work shed light on the oppressed position of women in early 20th century social and political hierarchies. In works such as To the Lighthouse, Orlando and her landmark feminist essay A Room of One's Own, Woolf used her pen to explore the artistic, sexual and religious roles that women held at this monumental time in women's history. An early champion of stream-of-consciousness, Woolf was…
"I drink to our ruined house, to the dolor of my life, to our loneliness together; and to you I raise my glass, to lying lips that have betrayed us, to dead-cold pitiless eyes, and to the hard realities; that the world is brutal and coarse, that God, in fact, has not saved us." -- The Last Toast, Anna Ahkmatova
Gertrude Stein en 1903 ; Entrevista de John Hyde Preston: Ignoria Bachrach Studio (active 1868–present) Gelatin silver print Theresa Erhman Papers, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Signal (Yiddish monthly journal for proletarian literature and criticism), Vol. 4, No. 9, Sept., 1936, New York. Published by Proletpen (Proletarishe Pen), the Union of Proletarian Yiddish Writers of America; Published 1933-1936. Special issue devoted to the Yiddish modernist poet Moyshe-Leyb Halpern (1886-1932).