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The Voyage Out

ByVirginia Woolf

Rachel Vinrace embarks for South America on her father's ship and is launched on a course of self-discovery in a kind of modern mythical voyage. The mismatched jumble of passengers provide Woolf with an opportunity to satirize Edwardian life. The novel introduces Clarissa Dalloway, the central character of Woolf's later novel, Mrs. Dalloway. Two of the other characters were modeled after important figures in Woolf's life. St John Hirst is a fictional portrayal of Lytton Strachey and Helen Ambrose is to some extent inspired by Woolf's sister, Vanessa Bell...

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Publication Date
Aug 15, 2011
Language
English
ISBN
9781447821120
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Virginia Woolf

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EPUB

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