Between the Acts

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Januar 1998



One of the author's works was published shortly after her death in 1941. The story takes place at Pointz Hall, the country home of the Oliver family for 120 years. Its central focus is the performance of a village pageant, written and directed by the Miss La Trobe, encompassing the whole history of England from the Middle Ages to the verge of war.


Virginia Woolf was born in London in 1882, the daughter of Sir Leslie Stephen, first editor of The Dictionary of National Biography. From 1915, when she published her first novel, The Voyage Out, Virginia Woolf maintained an astonishing output of fiction, literary criticism, essays and biography. In 1912 she married Leonard Woolf, and in 1917 they founded The Hogarth Press. Virginia Woolf suffered a series of mental breakdowns throughout her life, and on 28 March 1941 she committed suicide.


"'Woolf was an innovator who redefined the novel and pointed the way towards its future possibilities.' Jeanette Winterson" "'Virginia Woolf stands as the chief figure of modernism in England andmust be included with Joyce and Proust in the realisation ofexperimental achievements that have completely broken with tradition' New York Times "
EAN: 9780099982609
ISBN: 0099982609
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Vintage Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1998
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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