The Voyage Out (Paperback)

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The Voyage Out (Paperback)


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"A strange, tragic, inspired novel . . . as poignant as anything in modern fiction." -- E. M. Forster

This acclaimed novel marked the debut of one of the twentieth century's most brilliant and important writers. In Virginia Woolf's captivating exploration of a young woman's growing self-awareness, the events of a shipboard journey to South America parallel the naive heroine's inner quest. Her experiences, from a first kiss to a surprising flowering of real love, may inspire the reader to reflect on gender roles in society, love among intellectuals, and the strivings and sorrows of life.
The Voyage Out offers an excellent introduction to Woolf's writing. Not only is it the first of her novels, it is also one of the most accessible. Less formally experimental than Woolf's later books, but highly representative of her poetic style and innovative techniques, it offers a moving depiction of the thrills and confusion of youth.
English author Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) ranks among the foremost writers of the modern era. A pioneer of the stream-of-consciousness narrative, she had a profound effect on other writers of the 1920s and 30s, and her influence endures to the present day. Her works include the novels Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse and the nonfiction title A Room of One's Own.

Product Details ISBN: 9780486842363
ISBN-10: 0486842363
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: September 16th, 2020
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Dover Thrift Editions