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Woolf

(wulf),
B., 20th-century British biochemist. See: Woolf-Lineweaver-Burk plot.
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Hall talks of his skinny-dipping moonlit bathing parties before the World War ll when even Woolf was mesmerised sufficiently to dive with Rupert into dark waters.
Woolf in Ceylon will resonate powerfully for those who have a nodding acquaintance (or better) with Sri Lanka.
Their respective journeys--West to East, East to West--should have left them polar opposites, but, in Ondaatje's words, he "travelled in the opposite direction to Woolf, yet .
Curtis characterizes the good-natured relationship between Woolf and Carrington, and how this put Dora at ease to "poke fun without fear of rebuke" in letters to Virginia (130).
Hermoine Lee's section on Ethel Smyth in her biography of Woolf (1996) is commendably comprehensive and asserts the significance of the relationship for Woolf's imagination.
A celebrated essay which portrays some feminist issues is "Professions for Women", in which Woolf argues that part of the occupation of the woman writer of her time was to kill the Angel in the House that tried to impede women's artistic talent so as to lead them to more domestic pleasures.
For these reasons in particular, I argue that, even if Woolf was not a Quaker herself, Quaker thought provides an important philosophical frame through which Woolf's writings can be read.
Describing the early days of the project as "hitting our head against a brick wall," Woolf said that "we had a dogged kind of persistence," and once the team began attempting to create the neurons directly from mouse and human skin cells, everything began to fall into place.
But the chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee Keith Vaz said there were seven drafts of the letter and the final version "gave a sense of greater detachment" between Lord and Lady Brittan and Mrs Woolf than her previous attempts.
FIONA Woolf last night faced demands to quit as chief of the inquiry into the Westminster paedophile claims after it emerged officials tried to play down her links to Lord Brittan.
On 10 and 11June 1913 Leonard and Virginia Woolf attended the Annual Congress of the Women's Co-operative Guild in Newcastle.
Despite UAE financial institution Noor Bank - formerly Noor Islamic Bank - recently claiming that they're "not interested in London", Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE says there are Islamic customers and investors interested in the city.