Orlando: A Biography
"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." --BOOK JACKET.
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Orlando (Annotated): A BiographyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Three of Woolf├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs top works get annotated by individual scholars, who also supply introductions and additional reading lists. Other extras include a chronology of the author├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs life and illustrations. Read full review