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The Waves (Harvest/HBJ Book)

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ISBN13: 9780156949606
ISBN10: 0156949601
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The Waves is often regarded as Virginia Woolf's masterpiece, standing with those few works of twentieth-century literature that have created unique forms of their own. In deeply poetic prose, Woolf traces the lives of six children from infancy to death who fleetingly unite around the unseen figure of a seventh child, Percival. Allusive and mysterious, The Waves yields new treasures upon each reading.

Annotated and with an introduction by Molly Hite

Synopsis:

One of Woolfs most experimental novels, The Waves presents six characters in monologue - from morning until night, from childhood into old age - against a background of the sea. The result is a glorious chorus of voices that exists not to remark on the passing of events but to celebrate the connection between its various individual parts.

About the Author

VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface: Virginia Woolf  

Chronology   

Introduction   

The Waves   

Notes to The Waves  

Suggestions for Further Reading:

 Virginia Woolf

Suggestions for Further Reading:

 The Waves

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780156949606
Author:
Woolf, Virginia
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Hussey, Mark
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Identity (psychology)
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest/HBJ ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest/HBJ Book
Publication Date:
19500131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
348
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.7 lb

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One of Woolfs most experimental novels, The Waves presents six characters in monologue - from morning until night, from childhood into old age - against a background of the sea. The result is a glorious chorus of voices that exists not to remark on the passing of events but to celebrate the connection between its various individual parts.

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