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To the Lighthouse (Wisehouse Classics Edition) - Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

Paperback Published: 27th February 2018
ISBN: 9789176375143
Number Of Pages: 118

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To the Lighthouse is a 1927 novel by Virginia Woolf. The novel centers on the Ramsays and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland between 1910 and 1920. Following and extending the tradition of modernist novelists like Marcel Proust and James Joyce, the plot of To the Lighthouse is secondary to its philosophical introspection. Cited as a key example of the literary technique of multiple focalization, the novel includes little dialogue and almost no action; most of it is written as thoughts and observations. The novel recalls childhood emotions and highlights adult relation-ships. Among the book's many tropes and themes are those of loss, subjectivity, the nature of art and the problem of perception. In 1998, the Modern Library named To the Lighthouse No. 15 on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 2005, the novel was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the one hundred best English-language novels since 1923. (more on www.wisehouse-publishing.com)

ISBN: 9789176375143
ISBN-10: 9176375145
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 118
Published: 27th February 2018
Publisher: Wisehouse Classics
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.19