Night and Day (The Original 1919 Duckworth & Co., London Edition)

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In Virginia Woolf's 'Night and Day', we are introduced to the contrasting lives of two young women, Katharine Hilbery and Mary Datchet, who navigate love, marriage, and the role of women in society. Woolf's characteristic stream-of-consciousness style and exploration of complex inner thoughts and emotions are evident throughout the novel, providing a deep and introspective look into the characters' minds. Set against the backdrop of Edwardian London, the book delves into themes of independence, identity, and the pursuit of happiness. 'Night and Day' stands as a noteworthy example of early 20th-century English literature, showcasing Woolf's talent for weaving intricate narratives and delving into the depths of human experience. Virginia Woolf, a prominent figure in modernist literature, drew inspiration for 'Night and Day' from her own observations of society and the evolving roles of women in the early 20th century. Her nuanced understanding of human relationships and complex characters shines through in this novel, making it a compelling read for those interested in feminist literature and the works of Woolf. I highly recommend 'Night and Day' to readers who appreciate introspective and thought-provoking literature, as well as those interested in exploring the changing dynamics of society and gender roles in the early 20th century. Woolf's insightful portrayal of her characters and their inner struggles make this novel a timeless piece of literature that continues to resonate with readers today.

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Virginia Woolf (1882–1941) was an iconic figure in modernist literature, renowned for her innovative literary techniques and profound explorations of the human psyche. Woolf was born into an intellectual household in London and began writing professionally in the early 20th century. As a central member of the Bloomsbury Group, she was at the forefront of literary and intellectual thought during her time. Woolf's narrative style is celebrated for its stream-of-consciousness approach, a method that seeks to portray the continual flow of characters' thoughts and feelings. 'Night and Day' (The Original 1919 Duckworth & Co., London Edition) stands as a testament to Woolf's early exploration of feminist themes, juxtaposing traditional Victorian ideals with the burgeoning quest for female independence. Her other masterpieces, including 'Mrs. Dalloway' (1925), 'To the Lighthouse' (1927), and 'Orlando' (1928), further delve into the complexities of individual consciousness and the fluidity of time. Woolf's enduring legacy lies not only in her literary contributions but also in her advocacy for women's rights and her candid examination of mental health, topics that sprang from her own experiences. Throughout her life, she faced several bouts of mental illness, which ultimately led to her tragic death by suicide. Her work, nonetheless, continues to be revered for its depth, innovation, and its profound impact on the landscape of 20th-century literature.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 949 Seiten

Größe: 1,3 MB

ISBN: 8596547768111