A new edition of the most accessible and traditional of all Virginia Woolf's novelsPart of Alma Classics Virginia Woolf CollectionIncludes notes and an extensive section on Virginia Woolf's life and worksThe most famous member of the Bloomsbury Group, Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was a novelist, essayist and critic. Her writing established her as one of Modernism's leading exponents, as well as a pioneering feminist. Her most famous works include To the Lighthouse, Orlando and Mrs Dalloway.As Katharine Hilbery, the granddaughter of a famous man of letters buried in Poets' Corner, is helping her mother write the biography of their illustrious progenitor, she becomes engaged to William Rodney, a budding writer with an exaggerated opinion of his own poetical talent. Meanwhile, the suffragette Mary Datchet is in love with Ralph Denham, a lawyer and reviewer from a lowly background, who in turn feels more attracted to Katharine. As the stories and the romantic interests of these four young people evolve and intertwine, a picture emerges of a society still obsessed with class and hung up on the social mores of the Victorian era. By far the most accessible and traditional of all Virginia Woolf's novels, Night and Day is a powerful evocation of a fast-changing world, and, though conventional in style, addresses many of the author's recurring preoccupations, such as the role of women in society and the difficulties in reconciling love and marriage.Part of Virginia Woolf Alma Classics collection to include Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, A Room of One's Own, Jacob's Room, Monday or Tuesday, Orlando, The Waves, The Years and Flush. All books include notes and an extensive section on Virginia Woolf's life and works.
|Title:||Night and Day|
|Author:||Virginia WoolfChristopher Moncrieff|
Virginia Woolf was a novelist, cultural critic and publisher and the author of such groundbreaking novels as To the Lighthouse, The Years and Mrs Dalloway. Woolf is one of the most important and innovative writers of the 20th century and her essays include the canonical feminist text A Room of One's Own.