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Waves

Set against a backdrop of the sea, follows the thoughts and friendships of six characters at different stages of their lives, from childhood through old age.

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  • "Against the background of the sea, the author presents a group of characters from childhood to old age who speak in sililoquy, and we see them as they appear to themselves and to each other. In the end one of the characters sums up the effect of their lives as a whole."
  • "Set against a backdrop of the sea, follows the thoughts and friendships of six characters at different stages of their lives, from childhood through old age."@en
  • "The Waves, more than any of Virginia Woolf's novels, conveys the complexities of human experience. Tracing the lives of a group of friends, The Waves follows their development from childhood to youth and middle age. While social events, individual achievements and disappointments form its narrative, the novel is most remarkable for the rich poetic language that conveys the inner life of its characters: their aspirations, their triumphs and regrets, their awareness of unity and isolation. Separately and together, they query the relationship of past to present, and the meaning of life itself. -- Publisher description."@en
  • "The development of six childhood frends through the successive ages of man."@en
  • "One of Woolf'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."@en
  • "One of Woolf's most experimental novels, this book presents six characters in monologue against the vivid background of the sea."@en
  • "One of Woolf's most experimental novels, this book presents six characters in monologue against the vivid background of the sea."
  • "Set against the backdrop of a seaside dreamscape, Virginia Woolf's experimental novel, The Waves, follows the lives of six children'Bernard, Susan, Rhoda, Neville, Jinny and Louis'from birth to death as they fleetingly unite around the elusive figure of a seventh child, Percival. Largely abandoning traditional plot structure, The Waves recounts the thoughts, feelings and perceptions of all six characters in a series of interwoven soliloquies that simultaneously span the course of their lives and the course of a single day. Many of the characters depicted in Woolf's The Waves are said to be inspired by the conversations and correspondences she shared with her peers; friends and writing rivals such as T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and Lytton Strachey. HarperPerennialClassics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library."@en
  • "本书是 " 意识流 " 小说的重要作品."
  • "Roman over de psychologische betrekkingen tussen een aantal bevriende intellectuelen."
  • ""The Waves is one of the greatest achievements in modern literature. Commonly considered the most important, challenging and ravishingly poetic of Virginia Woolf's novels, it was in her own estimation 'the most complex and difficult of all my books'. This edition will be the most authoritative, most fully collated and annotated text available to scholars to date, and for considerable time to come. It maps the text of The Waves from the first British edition to all other editions published in Woolf's lifetime, as well as to all extant proofs. The text is presented in clearly readable form, with page-by-page direction to emendation, variants, and notes. The substantial introduction includes a detailed account of the novel's composition, publication and early critical reception. There are extensive explanatory notes on the text, a full chronology of composition and publication and a more general chronology covering Woolf's life and works"--"
  • "Ben shu shi " yi shi liu " xiao shuo de zhong yao zuo pin."
  • "Tracing the lives of a group of friends, this novel follows their development from childhood to middle age. Social events, individual achievements and disappointments form the outer structure of the book, but the focus is the inner life of the characters which is conveyed in rich poetic language."@en

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  • "Powieść angielska"
  • "Anglické romány"
  • "Large type books"@en
  • "English fiction"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Popular literature"
  • "German language materials"
  • "Classics"
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Dust jackets"
  • "Romány"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Kommentar"
  • "Specimens"@en
  • "Psychological fiction"
  • "Psychological fiction"@en
  • "Translations"
  • "Relationships"@en
  • "Facsimiles"
  • "Novels"@en
  • "Roman anglais"
  • "Manuscripts"
  • "Experimental fiction"
  • "Experimental fiction"@en

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  • "Valurile : [roman]"
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  • "Die Wellen : Roman"
  • "Hai lang = The waves"
  • "THe waves"
  • "Hai lang"
  • "Valurile"
  • "海浪"
  • "Vågorna"
  • "Vågorna"@sv
  • "الأمواج رواية"
  • "Hai lang = The Waves"
  • "Mawj'hā"
  • "The waves : [novel]"
  • "Branovi"
  • "As ondas"@es
  • "As ondas"
  • "As ondas"@pt
  • "Hai Lang = The waves"
  • "The Wawes"
  • "海浪 = The waves"
  • "Die Wellen. [The Waves.]"
  • "Die Wellen"
  • "Nami"@ja
  • "Nami"
  • "Aallot"@fi
  • "Aallot"
  • "الامواج"
  • "Die Wellen Roman"
  • "海浪 = The Waves"
  • "Waves"@en
  • "Waves"
  • "Mūjʹhā"
  • "... The waves"
  • "Mujhā"
  • "Vlny"
  • "As Ondas"
  • "The waves"@en
  • "The waves"
  • ""
  • "The Waves"
  • "The Waves"@en
  • "The Waves : <a novel.&gt"@en
  • "The Waves roman"
  • "Die Wellen, Roman"

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