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Jacob's room

Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: [Ottawa, Ont.] : EBooksLib, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perhaps the best read as a companion to Woolf's long anti-war essay Three guineas, this novel 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Experimental fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Woolf
ISBN: 9781412142229 1412142229 9781412142236 1412142237
OCLC Number: 772139922
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Virginia Woolf.

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Perhaps the best read as a companion to Woolf's long anti-war essay Three guineas, this novel 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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