RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 759757 LA English T1 Jacob's room. The waves. A1 Woolf, Virginia,, Woolf, Virginia,, PB Harcourt, Brace PP New York YR 1959 AB "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.