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Jacob's Room (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (Virginia Woolf)

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Published in 1922, the same year as Ulysses and The Waste Land, Jacob's Room is Virginia Woolf's own modernist manifesto. Ostensibly a study of a young man's life on the eve of the Great War, it is really a bomb thrown into the world of the conventional novel, as she attempts to capture the richness and randomness of life's encounters. Jacob Flanders is a mere point of contact between a crowd of people, appearing and disappearing in a tableau in which all is flux, without certainty and without a controlling viewpoint. But it seems that the author could not maintain this rigorous impersonality, and the radical technique breaks down, so that we finally see Jacob as a person, just as his world is blown apart.

Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics, General
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: Virginia Woolf
Language: English
Street Date: April 12, 2016
TCIN: 51126505
UPC: 9781522633679
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-7948
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