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Death of the Moth and Other Essays

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ISBN-10: 0544310349

ISBN-13: 9780544310346

Edition: N/A

Authors: Virginia Woolf

List price: $35.00
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A highly acclaimed collection of twenty-eight essays, sketches, and short stories presenting nearly every facet of the author's work. "Up to the author's highest standard in a literary form that was most congenial to her" (Times Literary Supplement (London)). "Exquisitely written" (New Yorker); "The riches of this book are overwhelming" (Christian Science Monitor). Editorial Note by Leonard Woolf.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Publication date: 10/19/1974
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 258
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

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…