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Monday or Tuesday
     

Monday or Tuesday

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by Virginia Woolf, 1st World Library (Editor)
 

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A woman gazes at a mark on a wall and ponders the vagaries of thought and opinion; a succession of couples is caught up with nostalgia for their past as they stroll among the vibrant flowers of Kew Gardens; a passenger on a train observes the woman opposite her, and constructs her life story; and silently, blissfully indifferent, a heron soars high above cities and

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A woman gazes at a mark on a wall and ponders the vagaries of thought and opinion; a succession of couples is caught up with nostalgia for their past as they stroll among the vibrant flowers of Kew Gardens; a passenger on a train observes the woman opposite her, and constructs her life story; and silently, blissfully indifferent, a heron soars high above cities and towns, lakes and mountains, whilst below, life continues in all its mundanity. Monday or Tuesday - the only volume of short stories that Virginia Woolf published herself - presents a series of eight exquisite fictional reveries. As Woolf endeavours to free herself from the constraints of literary convention, she discovers a distinct and unique voice - a voice that, unlike any other, can give blue and green their expression in words. This collection of lyrical impressions is both deliberately fragmentary and startlingly experimental, and brilliantly hails her later masterpieces.

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"She was doing with language something like what Jimi Hendrix does with a guitar." - Michael Cunningham

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595403490
Publisher:
1st World Library
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.18(d)

Meet the Author

Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 - 28 March 1941) was an English writer and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 25, 1882
Date of Death:
March 28, 1941
Place of Birth:
London
Place of Death:
Sussex, England
Education:
Home schooling

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