Published in 1931, "The Wavesis perhaps the most challenging and experimental of Virginia Woolf's novels. As they move from childhood to maturity, the personalities of six friends are revealed through interior monologues. Elliptical, but deeply poetic, the strands of their experiences emerge gently and reflectively in a stream of consciousness, illuminating the meaning of life itself. As always, the language - so resonant and vivid - plays a paramount role.
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This edition will be the most extensive and authoritative, the most fully collated, scrupulously researched and explicated text available to scholars to date, and for considerable time to come. Based on the first edition of Woolf's most challenging novel, this volume is an essential purchase for libraries and scholars.From the Inside Flap:
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Regarded by many as Virginia Woolf's masterpiece, this novel was written partially to exorcise her private ghosts. It traces the lives of six people who are almost imperceptibly revealed through the kaleidoscopic accumulation of their reflections on themselves and each other.
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