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On the horizon : a poetics of the sublime in Virginia Woolf's The waves

Author: Ida Klitgård
Publisher: Bethesda : Academica Press, ©2004.
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Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ida Klitgård
ISBN: 1930901887 9781930901889
OCLC Number: 54806380
Description: xiv, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Abbreviations --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1 Moments of being --
Facing the abyss --
Intimate limits --
The world as a work of art --
Horizons of the sublime --
2 A poetics of The Waves --
Genre: the indeterminacy of form --
Structure: cyclical design --
Narration and point of view: the eloquence of solitary silence --
Character: figures of speech --
Imagery: double vision --
3 Themes and image-clusters --
First interlude: the break of dawn --
First episode: the dawn of memory --
4 The interludes --
The sun and the horizon --
The waves --
The birds --
The garden --
The house --
5 Shocks of emotion --
Louis --
Rhoda --
Jinny --
Susan --
Neville --
Bernard --
6 First reunion dinner: "The Phantom Conversation all together" --
7 Shocks of knowledge --
Private rooms --
Neville: life and literature --
Bernard: life and painting --
Rhoda: life and music --
8 Last reunion dinner: "Nets set in the tidal soul" --
9 Bernard's summary: the last agony --
Conclusion --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Ida Klitgård.
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