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Jacob's room. The waves.

Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace [1959]
Series: Harvest book, HB37.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jacobs room" employs the conventions of a bildüngsroman to develop the expectations of a promising young man, only to pull them out from under him. Woolf illustrates what happens when a young man is denied the opportunity to excel and is instead sent to war. This book also serves as an elegy for the missing generation lost in the trenches of World War I.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Jacob's room.
New York, Harcourt, Brace [1959]
(OCoLC)654890940
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Woolf
OCLC Number: 759757
Description: 383 pages 21 cm.
Series Title: Harvest book, HB37.
Other Titles: Waves

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"Jacobs room" employs the conventions of a bildüngsroman to develop the expectations of a promising young man, only to pull them out from under him. Woolf illustrates what happens when a young man is denied the opportunity to excel and is instead sent to war. This book also serves as an elegy for the missing generation lost in the trenches of World War I.

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