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By Helen Wussow

This booklet examines to what volume the nice warfare affected the works of Virginia Woolf and D.H.Lawrence. Wussow strains their perspectives of social and ancient occasions, in addition to suggesting that violence and the constitution of conflict is obvious within the pre-war writings.

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