Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Night and Day / Jacob's Room, Paperback / softback Book

Night and Day / Jacob's Room Paperback / softback

Part of the Wordsworth Classics series

Paperback / softback

Description

Virginia Woolf's second novel, Night and Day (1919), portrays the gradual changes in a society,the patterns and conventions of which are slowly disintegrating; where therepresentatives of the younger generation struggle to forge their own way, for '... life has to be faced: to be rejected; then accepted on new terms with rapture'. Woolf begins to experiment with the novelform while demonstrating her affection for the literature of the past. Jacob's Room (1922), Woolf's third novel, marks the bold affirmationof her own voice and search for a new form to express her view that 'the humansoul ... orientates itself afresh everynow & then. It is doing so now. No one can see it whole therefore.' Jacob's life is presented in subtle, delicateand tantalising glimpses, the novel's gaps and silences are as replete withmeaning as the wicker armchair creaking in the empty room.

Information

£2.50

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also in the Wordsworth Classics series   |  View all