Orlando (Oxford World’s Classics)

Orlando Oxford World s Classics Virginia Woolf s exuberant biography tells the story of the cross dressing sex changing Orlando who begins life as a young noble in the sixteenth century and moves through numerous historical and geo

  • Title: Orlando (Oxford World’s Classics)
  • Author: Virginia Woolf
  • ISBN: 0199536597
  • Page: 411
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  • Virginia Woolf s exuberant biography tells the story of the cross dressing, sex changing Orlando who begins life as a young noble in the sixteenth century and moves through numerous historical and geographical worlds to finish as a modern woman writer in the 1920s The book is in part a happy tribute to the life that her love for Vita Sackville West had breathed into Virginia Woolf s own day to day existence it is also Woolf s light hearted and light handed teasing out of the assumptions that lie behind the normal conventions for writing about a fictional or historical life In this novel, Virginia Woolf plays loose and fast Orlando uncovers a literary and sexual revolution overnight ABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much .

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    • Perfect transaction book in very good condtions no damage recommended sellerreceived in stimated time eveything okI don't know what else to say, I need to complete this section to give my opinion about the purchase :)


    • si te gusta la literatura modernista, no dudes en leer Orlando te sorprendera. Es un libro bastante complejo si no estas acostumbrado a leer este tipo de literatura, pero el desenlace es bastante claro y facil de comprender


    • Just great. The story, the narrator and the quality very good. I really recommend you all to get it as it is amazing.


    • I'll often buy a premium kindle edition of a book that I could otherwise get for a much cheaper price, to get a well-designed reading experience, paragraphs that look like paragraphs, and perhaps some useful scholarship in introductions and annotations. Generally I'm trying to avoid the kind of type layout where there is a blank line between non-indented paragraphs, which is very common in free editions. Hack-job introductions are also a turn-off.I bought the Harcourt/Harvest kindle edtion of [...]


    • The most brilliant portrayal of a transsexual experience in modern history. Even when Magnus Hirshfield was publishing his treatise on the transsexual phenomenah, Woolf relates an account of the intracies of gender identity undiscovered by social scientists and biologists. Published in 1928, Orlando has been billed as one of Woolf's best imaginative works however, such criticism was never seen in the light of reality but a surreal depiction of the writer's portrayal of a young man who wakes up o [...]


    • The product description does not state the notes in this edition are END NOTES, not foot notes. The text does not indicate at all which terms/etc. are annotated. The notes are listed by page number at the end of the novel. Basically, you need to flip to the back of the book to see if there are any notes for each page. I found the notes themselves helpful but inconvenient to use.The playwright Sarah Ruhl (two-time Pulitzer finalist, 2006 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship) recently release [...]


    • It is difficult for me to define my opinion of this book. I try to ignore the idol worship that happens with writers that have been declared "great" for several decades - they're fashionable, and it's fashionable to like them, but I try to form my own opinion. This is one of the few books that's actually been very difficult. There's a lot to really like about it, but there's a lot that just isn't my cup of tea.I like that the author quite obviously adores the main character, somehow that make [...]


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