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Virginia Woolf's Between The Acts 1953


Title: Between The Acts
Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: The Hogarth Press
Publication Date: 1953
Format: Hardcover
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear. No dust-jacket, clean boards, age spots to text-block, inscription to front pastedown, otherwise clean pages.

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Reader's note

Add a vintage book to your collection with this 1953 edition of Between the Acts, the final novel by Virginia Woolf. It was published shortly after her death in 1941. Although the manuscript had been completed, Woolf had yet to make final revisions. The book describes the mounting, performance, and audience of a play at a festival in a small English village, just before the outbreak of the Second World War. Since the play is inside the story, much of the novel is written in verse, and it is thus one of Woolf's most lyrical works.

“Suppose the looking glass smashes, the image disappears, and the romantic figure with the green of forest depths all about it is there no longer, but only that shell of a person which is seen by other people - what an airless, shallow, bald, prominent world it becomes! A world not to be lived in. As we face each other in omnibuses and underground railways we are looking into the mirror that accounts for the vagueness, the gleam of glassiness, in our eyes.”

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