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liberation from oppression
Someone who is a pacifist opposes all forms of war and conflict
A work described as 'anti-imperialist' opposes the idea of imperialism and colonization
A polemic is a strongly-worded literary essay which critiques something
targeted behavior on the grounds of race, gender, religious belief, age or sexual orientation that is prejudiced in nature and unjustified
An artistic group who lived and worked near to Bloomsbury, London in the first decades of the 20th century who championed the value of the arts and held liberal views on war and sexuality. Virginia Woolf and her husband Leonard were members of this group, which also comprised the economist John Maynard Keynes
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At its most polemical, Woolf’s essay explicitly urges women to reject insinuations that they owe loyalty to a school, to a church or even to a country. Since the patriarchal system colludes through institutional means to deny women the same...
For neither the first nor last time, Woolf’s writing is attack against the corrosive legacy of the patriarchy. In this sense, the patriarchy extends well beyond the military; the military is merely the most recognizable symbol of patriarchy and so...