Their respective essays ‘Tradition And The Individual Talent’ and ‘Modern Fiction’ serve only to underline the tremendous difference in the views of Eliot and Woolf with regard to literary tradition and the role of the artist. Eliot sees it as being incumbent upon the artist to, not just be aware, but to have studied the whole historical tradition of poetry. In his development of this theme there maybe seen to be links in his basic
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sister lives in the woman, and that she can flourish it – but only if- woman face reality and work to make an environment conducive to such a genius.
“In her novels, she is thinking,” “ In her critical works one can sometimes hear her voice, but it is always a little formal, a little editorial.” “ But in ‘A Room Of One’s Own’ she gets very close to her own conversational style.” points out Quentin Bell.