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Between the acts by Virginia Woolf

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Published by Hogarth in London .
Written in English


  • Pageants -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementVirginia Woolf.
SeriesThe definitive collected edition of the novels of Virginia Woolf
LC ClassificationsPR6045.O72 B42 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1477660M
ISBN 100701209917
LC Control Number93143293

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Between the Acts is a very clever book, it takes a day in the life of a family and through a play put on by villagers in their grounds, it takes you through the history of England. Throughout the story there is also the foreboding of WW2 and the feeling that this might be the last time this village event would happen and possibly the last time /5(40). Between the Acts: Virginia Woolf’s last book Virginia Woolf wrote Between the Acts shortly before she died and against a backdrop of turmoil and war. Today, her final novel is one of her least. Set in the summer of on the day of the annual village pageant at Pointz Hall, the novel weaves together the musings of several disparate characters and their reactions to the imminence of the Second World War, which provides the novel with its dark undercurrent. Before the book was published in. Between the Acts is the final novel by Virginia Woolf, published in shortly after her suicide. The novel takes place in a country house somewhere in England, just before the Second World War. It is the day when the annual pageant is to be performed in the grounds of the house, which is owned by Bartholomew Oliver, a widower and retired.

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Between the Acts literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Between the Acts. The Double Lives of Servants: A Comparison and Contrast Between the Representation of Servants in Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts and Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy. Title: Between the Acts () Author: Virginia Woolf * A Project Gutenberg of Australia eBook * eBook No.: Edition: 1 Language: English Character set encoding: HTML (Latin-1(ISO) bit) Date first posted: August Date most recently updated: August This eBook was produced by: Don Lainson [email protected] Project Gutenberg of . Editions for Between the Acts: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in Between the Acts is Virgina Woolf's last novel, published in just after her death. It is about the staging of a traditional pageant play by a small community somewhere in the English countryside. Beneath the surface plot, the novel is about the destructive stress war places.