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By Virginia Woolf

In her so much exuberant, so much fanciful novel, Woolf has created a personality liberated from the restraints of time and intercourse. Born within the Elizabethan Age to wealth and place, Orlando is a tender nobleman first and foremost of the story-and a contemporary lady 3 centuries later. “A poetic masterpiece of the 1st rank” (Rebecca West). The resource of a significantly acclaimed 1993 characteristic movie directed through Sally Potter. Index; illustrations.

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ORLANDO A Biography VIRGINIA WOOLF EDITED through BRENDA LYONS WITH AN advent AND NOTES by way of SANDRA M. GILBERT PENGUIN BOOKS facsimile of the dirt jacket of the 1st version. PENGUIN BOOKS released by means of the Penguin workforce Penguin Books Ltd, eighty Strand, London WC2R ORL, England Penguin Putnam Inc. , 375 Hudson road, manhattan, manhattan 10014, united states Penguin Books Australia Ltd, 250 Camberwell highway, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 10 Alcorn street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 3B2 Penguin Books India (P) Ltd, eleven neighborhood Centre, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi – one hundred ten 017, India Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd, Cnr Rosedale and Airborne Roads, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand Penguin Books (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd, 24 Sturdee street, Rosebank 2196, South Africa Penguin Books Ltd, Registered places of work: eighty Strand, London WC2R ORL, England www. penguin. com Orlando first released through The Hogarth Press 1928 This annotated version released in Penguin Books 1993 Reprinted in Penguin Classics 2000 thirteen advent and notes copyright © Sandra M. Gilbert, 1993 different editorial topic copyright © Brenda Lyons, 1993 All rights reserved the ethical correct of the editors has been asserted other than within the usa, this e-book is bought topic to the that it shall no longer, in terms of exchange or differently, be lent, re-sold, employed out, or differently circulated with no the publisher’s previous consent in any type of binding or hide except that during which it truly is released and and not using a comparable together with this being imposed at the next patron ISBN-13: 978-0-141-18427-2 ISBN-10: 0-141-18427-2 Contents Preface five bankruptcy I eleven bankruptcy II forty seven bankruptcy III eighty four bankruptcy IV 108 bankruptcy V 157 bankruptcy VI 182 Bibliographical observe the next is a listing of abbreviated titles utilized in this version. Diary: The Diary of Virginia Woolf, five vols. , ed. Anne Olivier Bell (Hogarth Press, 1977; Penguin Books, 1979). Letters: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 6 vols. , ed. Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann (Hogarth Press, 1975–80). Passionate Apprentice: A. Passionate Apprentice: The Early Journals, 1897–1909, ed. Mitchell A. Leaska (Hogarth Press, 1990). Essays: The Essays of Virginia Woolf, 6 vols. , ed. Andrew McNeillie (Hogarth Press, 1986). CE: accrued Essays, four vols. , ed. Leonard Woolf (Chatto & Windus, 1966, 1967). Moments of Being: Moments of Being: Unpublished Autobiographical Writings of Virginia Woolf, ed. Jeanne Schulkind (Hogarth Press, 1985). Knole: Knole and the Sackvilles, Vita Sackville-West (Heinemann, 1922). Letters of Vita: The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf, ed. Louise DeSalvo and Mitchell A. Leaska (Hutchinson, 1984). creation Orlando: Virginia Woolf’s Vita Nuova within the autumn of 1927, Virginia Woolf used to be suffering to compose a serious booklet on ‘Fiction, or a few name to that effect’. To the Lighthouse, arguably her most powerful novel, have been released a number of months previous to massive acclaim, yet she used to be bored and afflicted through the paintings she was once doing now.

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