To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse is one of the greatest literary achievements of the twentieth century and the author's most popular novel.

Author: Virginia Woolf

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ISBN: 0192834134

Category: Domestic fiction

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To the Lighthouse is one of the greatest literary achievements of the twentieth century and the author's most popular novel. The serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, the tragic yet absurd Mr. Ramsay, and their children and assorted guests are on holiday on the Isle of Skye. From the seemingly trivial postponement of a visit to a nearby lighthouse, Virginia Woolf constructs a remarkable, moving examination of the complex tensions and allegiances of family life and the conflict between male and female principles. Annotated and with an introduction by Mark Hussey
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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf Delphi Classics Illustrated

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf   Delphi Classics  Illustrated

This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Virginia Woolf’.

Author: Virginia Woolf

Publisher: Delphi Classics

ISBN: 9781788770514

Category: Fiction

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This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Virginia Woolf’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Woolf includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Woolf’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles
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To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse

0000000000To the Lighthouse, considered by many to be Virginia Woolf's finest novel, is a remarkably original work, showing the thoughts and actions of the members of a family and their guests on two separate occasions ten years apart.

Author: Virginia Woolf

Publisher: Collector's Library

ISBN: 1904633498

Category: England

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.0000000000To the Lighthouse, considered by many to be Virginia Woolf's finest novel, is a remarkably original work, showing the thoughts and actions of the members of a family and their guests on two separate occasions ten years apart. The setting is Mr and Mrs Ramsay's house on a Scottish island, where they traditionally take their summer holidays, overlooking a bay with a lighthouse. As a modernist author Woolf explored the ways in which fiction could represent reality, and To the Lighthouse can be seen as an experimental work that pushes the limits of what we know about the world and ourselves. It is one of the most beautifully crafted of all novels written in the English language.With an Afterword by Sam Gilpin.
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Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Author: Stevie Davies

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ISBN: UCSC:32106014532615

Category: Authors, English

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Virginia Woolf To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf  To the Lighthouse

Author: Morris Beja

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: UCSC:32106009053536

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf MAXnotes

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf  MAXnotes

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Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 0738672580

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MAXnotes. . . - offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature - present material in an interesting, lively fashion - are written by literary experts who currently teach the subjects - are designed to stimulate independent thinking by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions - enhance understanding and enjoyment of the work - cover what one must know about each work - include an overall summary, character lists, explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, biography of the author - each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed and includes study questions and answers - feature illustrations conveying the period and mood of the work Each MAXnotes measures 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" (13.3 cm x 21 cm).
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The Cambridge Companion to To The Lighthouse

The Cambridge Companion to To The Lighthouse

Written by leading international scholars of Woolf and modernism, The Cambridge Companion to To The Lighthouse will be of interest to students and scholars alike.

Author: Allison Pease

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107052086

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 208

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Written by leading international scholars of Woolf and modernism, The Cambridge Companion to To The Lighthouse will be of interest to students and scholars alike.
Categories: Literary Criticism

To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse

The novel begins with James Ramsay, age six, wanting to go to the Lighthouse that's across the bay from the Ramsays' summer home. His mother, Mrs.

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Part One spans approximately seven hours and takes up more than half the book. It's set at the Ramsay's summer home, where the Ramsays and their eight children are entertaining a number of friends and colleagues. The novel begins with James Ramsay, age six, wanting to go to the Lighthouse that's across the bay from the Ramsays' summer home. His mother, Mrs. Ramsay, holds out hope that the weather will be good tomorrow so they can go to the Lighthouse, but Mr. Ramsay is adamant that the weather will be awful. Charles Tansley, one of Mr. Ramsay's visiting students, chimes in and supports Mr. Ramsay's view that the weather will be rotten. He's a very socially awkward young man who is obsessed with his dissertation. Numerous small bits of action occur. For example, after lunch, Mrs. Ramsay takes pity on Mr. Tansley and asks him to accompany her into town. By the end of the trip, Mr. Tansley is in love with the much older, but still beautiful, Mrs. Ramsay (by the way, she is 50). Later, as she sits in a window and reads a fairy tale to James, Mrs. Ramsay remembers that she must keep her head down for Lily Briscoe's painting. (If you're wondering who Lily is, we are in the same boat. Although, we gather she's a family friend.) Mrs. Ramsay has the fleeting thought that Lily will have a hard time getting married, but she likes Lily anyway and decides that Lily should marry William Bankes, an old friend of Mr. Ramsay's. William Bankes, who is also visiting the Ramsays, comes up to Lily and the two of them go for a walk. They talk about Mr. Ramsay. Meanwhile, Mr. Ramsay walks along the lawn and worries about mortality and his legacy to humankind, and then pesters Mrs. Ramsay to soothe his ego. Mrs. Ramsay does calm her husband, and then starts worrying about Paul (the Ramsays' guest), Minta (another guest), Nancy Ramsay (daughter), and Andrew (son), who are not yet back from the beach. She hopes that Paul has proposed to Minta. At dinner, Mrs. Ramsay triumphs. The food is delicious; she is beautiful; Mr. Bankes has stayed for dinner; and Paul's proposal to Minta has been accepted. She wishes she could freeze the moment but knows it is already part of the past. She tucks her youngest two children into bed and then sits with her husband as he reads. They make small talk and she knows he wants her to say, "I love you," though she refuses. She gets out of it by smiling at him and telling him that he was right - the weather will be bad tomorrow and they will not be able to visit the Lighthouse. Part Two compresses ten years into about twenty pages. All the traditionally important information in a story (read: what happened to the characters) is briefly imparted in brackets. We learn that Mrs. Ramsay, Prue Ramsay (daughter), and Andrew Ramsay (son) have died. Mrs. Ramsay died at night; Prue died in childbirth (after first getting married); and Andrew died when a shell exploded in France. Oh, right. There also happens to be a war going on - World War I - which gets glossed over in favor of extended descriptions of the weather and the summer house by the sea. Part Three takes place at the summer house and begins with Mr. Ramsay and two of his children, Cam and James, finally going to the Lighthouse, and Lily working on the painting of Mrs. Ramsay that she never finished. Via Lily's thoughts, we hear that she never married, but remained good friends with William Bankes. Paul and Minta's marriage fell apart. Mr. Ramsay, Cam, and James actually make it to the Lighthouse. Lily finishes her painting. Throughout this last part of the novel, it's clear that Mrs. Ramsay is sorely missed.
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To the Lighthouse

 To the Lighthouse

Pederson, G., “Vision in To the Lighthouse', PMLA 73 (1958), 585–600.
Rosenthal, M., Virginia Woolf (London, 1979). Stewart, J. F., “Light in To the
Lighthouse', Twentieth Century Literature (October 1977), 377–89. Stoddart, H.,
To the ...

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Virginia Woolf To the Lighthouse The Waves

Virginia Woolf  To the Lighthouse  The Waves

This guide includes an outline of the critical reception of Woolf's work as well as extracts from her own writing on these novels and an exploration of the birth of "Woolf studies" in the mid-twentieth century.

Author: Virginia Woolf

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231115334

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 191

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Two of Virginia Woolf's most influential works reveal the quintessence of her experimentation with narrative technique in depicting the passage of time and the nature of human consciousness. This guide includes an outline of the critical reception of Woolf's work as well as extracts from her own writing on these novels and an exploration of the birth of "Woolf studies" in the mid-twentieth century.
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Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Author: Stella McNichol

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ISBN: UOM:39015005900231

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To the Lighthouse The Waves

To the Lighthouse   The Waves

As the six characters or "voices" speak Woolf explores concepts of individuality, self and community. Each character is distinct, yet together they compose a gestalt about a silent central consciousness.

Author: Virginia Woolf

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788026881773

Category: Fiction

Page: 313

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"To the Lighthouse" – The Ramsey family arrives to their summer house in the Hebrides, on the Isle of Sky in Scotland. They plan to visit the island's lighthouse one day, but the weather doesn't allow them and that creates some tension between family members. As the Ramsays have been joined at the house by a number of friends and colleagues, the trip to the lighthouse doesn't happen. Passing of the time brings death and grief to the Ramsey family, but the tension is still there. "The Waves" consists of soliloquies spoken by six characters: Bernard, Susan, Rhoda, Neville, Jinny, and Louis. Also important is Percival, the seventh character, though we never hear him speak in his own voice. The soliloquies that span the characters' lives are broken up by nine brief third-person interludes detailing a coastal scene at varying stages in a day from sunrise to sunset. As the six characters or "voices" speak Woolf explores concepts of individuality, self and community. Each character is distinct, yet together they compose a gestalt about a silent central consciousness.
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To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf

The novel recalls the power of childhood emotions and highlights the impermanence of adult relationships. One of the book's several themes is the ubiquity of transience.

Author: Virginia Woolf

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 153956651X

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Page: 166

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To the Lighthouse (5 May 1927) is a novel by Virginia Woolf. A landmark novel of high modernism, the text, centering on the Ramsay family and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland between 1910 and 1920, skillfully manipulates temporality and psychological exploration. To the Lighthouse follows and extends the tradition of modernist novelists like Marcel Proust and James Joyce, where the plot is secondary to philosophical introspection, and the prose can be winding and hard to follow. The novel includes little dialogue and almost no action; most of it is written as thoughts and observations. The novel recalls the power of childhood emotions and highlights the impermanence of adult relationships. One of the book's several themes is the ubiquity of transience.
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Mrs Dalloway and to the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway and to the Lighthouse  Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse have often been described as 'poetic' and 'difficult'. The essays in this book show how attentive readers can follow their stories and relate them directly to the 'real' world. Some work out 'who speaks'.

Author: Susan Reid

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 0333541421

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 168

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Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse have often been described as 'poetic' and 'difficult'. The essays in this book show how attentive readers can follow their stories and relate them directly to the 'real' world. Some work out 'who speaks'. Some explore the novels' debates about England in the 1920s: about power and imperialism and the War, about contemporary ideas of personal identity, and about women's lives. All demonstrate that new critical methods lead to active engagement with the texts.
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To the Lighthouse Annotated

To the Lighthouse  Annotated

Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse is one of her greatest literary achievements and among the most influential novels of the twentieth century.

Author: Virginia Woolf

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547707533

Category: Fiction

Page: 312

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Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse is one of her greatest literary achievements and among the most influential novels of the twentieth century. The serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, the tragic yet absurd Mr. Ramsay, and their children and assorted guests are on holiday on the Isle of Skye. From the seemingly trivial postponement of a visit to a nearby lighthouse, Woolf constructs a remarkable, moving examination of the complex tensions and allegiances of family life and the conflict between men and women.
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Force and Discourse

Force and Discourse

Author: Sarah Jane Coleman

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ISBN: OCLC:52808027

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Page: 122

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Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Author: Kristine D'Onofrio Southard

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ISBN: OCLC:58780392

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