Between the Acts (Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf) (Hardcover)

Between the Acts (Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf) By Virginia Woolf, Mark Hussey (Editor) Cover Image
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Virginia Woolf's extraordinary last novel, Between the Acts, was published in July 1941. In the weeks before she died in March that year, Woolf wrote that she planned to continue revising the book and that it was not ready for publication. Her husband prepared the work for publication after her death, and his revisions have become part of the text now widely read by students and scholars. Unlike most previous editions, the Cambridge edition returns to the final version of the novel as Woolf left it, examining the stages of composition and publication. Using the final typescript as a guide, this edition fully collates all variants and thus accounts for all the editorial decisions made by Leonard Woolf for the first published edition. With detailed explanatory notes, a chronology and an informative critical introduction, this volume will allow scholars to develop a fuller understanding of Woolf's last work.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521847179
ISBN-10: 0521847176
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: February 24th, 2011
Pages: 392
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf