Download PDF by Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse (Timeless Classics)

By Virginia Woolf

ISBN-10: 190917548X

ISBN-13: 9781909175488

Set in the summertime domestic of an English relatives, the unconventional unfolds via moving views of every character's move of recognition, recalling adolescence feelings and highlights of grownup relationships.

Shifts happen even mid-sentence, and in a few feel they resemble the rotating beam of the lighthouse.

A landmark of excessive modernism and certainly one of Woolf's most sensible works.

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The abrupt loss of such a hope, and her total rejection by the man she has loved, plunge Marianne into a sorrow which seems almost too much to bear. It is true that Elinor never has to bear Introduction xxxiii what Marianne does. The sensible woman ironically has more comfort from delusive hope—as long as Edward is not actually married. The work of trying to make sense of the world, of trying to understand, to comprehend, to know—and to accept the fruits of this knowing—is'a very hard work in Sense and Sensibility.

Mansfield Park, ed. James Kinsley and Jane Stabler. Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon, ed. John Davie and Claudia L. Johnson. Persuasion, ed. John Davie and Deidre Lynch. Pride and Prejudice, ed. James Kinsley and Fiona Stafford. Austen-Leigh, James Edward, A Memoir of Jane Austen and Other Family Recollections, ed. Kathryn Sutherland. ) born in Steventon, Hampshire, seventh child of Revd George Austen (17311805), Rector of Steventon and Deane, and Cassandra Austen, nee Leigh (1739— 1827) 1776 '778 1779 1781 1782 '783 Birth of youngest brother, Charles (1779—1852); eldest brother James (1765-1819) goes to St John's College, Oxford; distant cousin Thomas Knight II and wife Catherine, of Godmersham in Kent, visit Steventon and take close interest in brother Edward (1767—1852) Cousin Eliza Hancock (thought by some to be natural daughter of Warren Hastings) marries Jean-Francois Capot de Feuillide in France Austens put on first amateur theatricals JA, sister Cassandra (1773— 1845), and cousin Jane Cooper are tutored by Mrs Cawley in Oxford then Southampton until they fall ill with typhoid fever; death of aunt Jane Cooper from typhoid; brother Edward formally adopted by the Historical and Cultural Background American War of Independence begins.

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