Great product! Dalloway, the novel on which the movie the hours was based, Virginia Woolf details Clarissa Dalloway’s preparations for a party of which she is to be hostess, exploring the hidden springs of thought and action in one day of a woman’s life. Direct and vivid in her account of clarissa Dalloway’s preparations for a party, Virginia Woolf explores the hidden springs of thought and action in one day of a woman’s life.
It is one of the most moving, revolutionary artworks of the twentieth century" Michael Cunningham. In Mrs. The novel "contains some of the most beautiful, complex, incisive and idiosyncratic sentences ever written in English, and that alone would be reason enough to read it.
The Hours: A Novel
In the hours, draws inventively on the life and work of virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of contemporary characters struggling with the conflicting claims of love and inheritance, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, Michael Cunningham, hope and despair. Passionate, and deeply moving, profound, this is Cunningham's most remarkable achievement to date.
Picador USA. The narrative of woolf's last days before her suicide early in world war II counterpoints the fictional stories of Samuel, lovers, and his lifelong friend Clarissa, who strives to forge a balanced and rewarding life in spite of the demands of friends, a famous poet whose life has been shadowed by his talented and troubled mother, and family.
A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood.
To the Lighthouse
Ramsay, and their children and assorted guests are on holiday on the Isle of Skye. Radiant as to the lighthouse is in its beauty, there could never be a mistake about it: here is a novel to the last degree severe and uncompromising. Ramsay, the tragic yet absurd Mr. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. From the seemingly trivial postponement of a visit to a nearby lighthouse, Woolf constructs a remarkable, moving examination of the complex tensions and allegiances of family life and the conflict between men and women.
I think that beyond being about the very nature of reality, it is itself a vision of reality. Eudora welty, from the Introduction. The serene and maternal Mrs. Picador USA.
Picador USA. One of woolfâ€™s 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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And sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Beloved. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by pbS’s The Great American ReadStaring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.
Picador USA. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened.
The Waste Land Norton Critical Editions
Moody, maud ellman, Ronald Bush, and Tim Armstrong. A chronology and Selected Bibliography are included. R. Richards, F. The text of eliot’s 1922 masterpiece is accompanied by thorough explanatory annotations as well as by Eliot’s own knotty notes, some of which require annotation themselves. Leavis, delmore schwartz, marianne Thormählen, Robert Langbaum, Cleanth Brooks, Denis Donoghue, A.
A. D. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Included are reviews published in the times literary supplement, john crowe Ransom, along with selections by Virginia Woolf, Conrad Aiken, Charles Powell, Malcolm Cowley, Edmund Wilson, Gilbert Seldes, Gorham Munson, Elinor Wylie, Ralph Ellison, I. Beloved. Criticism" traces the poem’s reception with twenty-five reviews and essays, from first reactions through the end of the twentieth century.
Picador USA. For ease of reading, this norton critical edition presents The Waste Land as it first appeared in the American edition Boni & Liveright, with Eliot’s notes at the end. Contexts" provides readers with invaluable materials on The Waste Land’s sources, composition, and publication history.
Moments of Being
Beloved. Published years after her death, Moments of Being is Virginia Woolf’s only autobiographical writing, considered by many to be her most important book. In “reminiscences, ” and its effect on her father, ” the first of five pieces included in Moments of Being, Woolf focuses on the death of her mother, “the greatest disaster that could happen, a demanding Victorian patriarch who played a crucial role in her development as an individual and a writer.
Three of the essays she wrote for the purpose of reading at the memoir club, and “A Sketch of the Past” the last and longest of the five essays, a postwar regrouping of Bloomsbury, gives an account of Woolf's early years in her family's household at 22 Hyde Park Gate. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Picador USA.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Penguin Classics
Picador USA. Exuberantly inventive in style, life, his own language, the novel subtly and beautifully orchestrates the patterns of quotation and repetition instrumental in its hero’s quest to create his own character, and art: “to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race. This penguin classics edition is the definitive text, manuscripts, authorized by the Joyce estate and collated from all known proofs, and impressions to reflect the author’s original wishes.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. James joyce's coming-of-age story, and most approachable of james joyce’s novels, a tour de force of style and techniqueThe first, shortest, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man portrays the Dublin upbringing of Stephen Dedalus, from his youthful days at Clongowes Wood College to his radical questioning of all convention.
. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Penguin Books. Beloved. At its center lie questions of origin and source, authority and authorship, culture, and the relationship of an artist to his family, and race.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles Penguin Classics
Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. With its sensitive depiction of the wronged tess and powerful criticism of social convention, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, subtitled "A Pure Woman, " is one of the most moving and poetic of Hardy's novels.
Picador USA. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Penguin Books. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. A heartbreaking portrayal of a woman faced by an impossible choice in the pursuit of happiness When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her 'cousin' Alec proves to be her downfall.
Based on the three-volume first edition that shocked readers when first published in 1891, episodes originally censored from the Graphic periodical version, the Landscapes of Tess, this edition includes as appendices: Hardy's Prefaces, and a selection of the Graphic illustrations. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
A very different man, seems to offer her love and salvation, Angel Clare, but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent in the hope of a peaceful future. Beloved.
Penguin Books. The author received three separate requests for a gift of one guinea-one for a women’s college building fund, one for a society promoting the employment of professional women, and one to help prevent war and “protect culture, and intellectual liberty. This book is a threefold answer to these requests-and a statement of feminine purpose.
Penguin Books. Picador USA. Beloved. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories Oxford World's Classics
Penguin Books. Each affordable volume reflects oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, voluminous notes to clarify the text, and much more.
Penguin Books. Oxford university Press, USA. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Picador USA. Whether viewed as a subtle, or simply as "the most hopelessly evil story we have ever read, self-conscious exploration of the haunted house of Victorian culture, filled with echoes of sexual and social unease, " The Turn of the Screw is probably the most famous of ghostly tales and certainly the most eerily equivocal.
This new edition includes three rarely reprinted ghost stories from the 1890s, " "Owen Wingrave, " and "The Friends of the Friends, "Sir Edmund Orme, " as well as relevant extracts from James's notebooks and journals. About the series: for over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe.