Skip to content

Voyage Out

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0199539308

ISBN-13: 9780199539307

Edition: 2009

Authors: Virginia Woolf, Lorna Sage, Virginia Woolf

List price: $12.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

In The Voyage Out, one of Woolf's wittiest, socially satirical novels, Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship, and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a modern version of the mythic voyage. Lorna Sage's Introduction and Explanatory Notes offer guidance to the reader new to Woolf, and illuminate Woolf's presence, not identifiable in the heroine, but in the social satire, lyricism and patterning of consciousness in one woman's rite of passage.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/30/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.72" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 0.748

Virginia Woolf was born in London, the daughter of the prominent literary critic Leslie Stephen. She never received a formal university education; her early education was obtained at home through her parents and governesses. After death of her father in 1904, her family moved to Bloomsbury, where they formed the nucleus of the Bloomsbury Group, a circle of philosophers, writers and artists. As a writer, Woolf was a great experimenter. She scorned the traditional narrative form and turned to expressionism as a means of telling her story. Mrs. Dalloway (1925) and To The Lighthouse (1927), her two generally acknowledged masterpieces, are stream-of-consciousness novels in which most of the…    

Lorna Sage (1943–2001) was a literary critic whonbsp;won the Whitbread Biography Prize for her memoirnbsp;Bad Blood. She was especially known for contributing to the consideration of women's work. Ali Smith is the author ofThe Accidental, short-listed for the Booker Prize;Girls Meets Boy; andHotel World.