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Virginia Woolf's The waves: a novel of "silence"

Mulas, Francesco Gesuino (2005) Virginia Woolf's The waves: a novel of "silence". Annali della Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere dell'Università di Sassari, Vol. 2 (2002 pubbl. 2005), p. 75-94. ISSN 1828-5384. Article.

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The waves is a novel of "silence", a verbalization of a mystical vision which Virginia Woolf has as she was finishing To the lighthouse. Writing in her diary, she refers to The waves as "that fin in the waste of water which appeared to me over the marsches out of my window at which cannot be described but rather must be, in her words, "suggested and brought slowly by repeated images before us until it stays, in all its complexity, complete". It is this mystical awareness of Reality or Being that Virginia Woolf tries to evoke thorugh the lives of the six "characters" in The Waves.

Item Type:Article
ID Code:973
Uncontrolled Keywords:Virginia Woolf, The waves
Subjects:Area 10 - Scienze dell'antichità, filologico-letterarie e storico-artistiche > L-LIN/10 Letteratura inglese
Divisions:001 Università di Sassari > 01 Dipartimenti > Scienze dei linguaggi
Publisher:Università degli studi di Sassari, Facoltà di Lingue e letterature straniere
Deposited On:18 Aug 2009 10:03

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