General editors' preface; Chronology; Introduction; Chronology of composition; The Waves; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus; Textual notes.
The most authoritative and most closely annotated edition available of Woolf's most challenging novel.
Michael Herbert is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of St Andrews. Susan Sellers is Professor of English at the University of St Andrews.
Three of Woolf's top works get annotated by individual scholars, who also supply introductions and additional reading lists. Other extras include a chronology of the author's life and illustrations. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
Review of the series: 'The new collection [The Cambridge Edition of
the Works of Virginia Woolf] will prove itself indispensable to
serious Woolfians.' The Times Literary Supplement
'Readers will find this edition of The Waves to be a highly valuable resource with which to form their own readings ... The rich groundwork laid by this new edition of The Waves places readers in the midst of this novel's astonishing complexity, helping us unlock its many mysteries while revealing new ones.' Women: A Cultural Review
'I am grateful for the care, intelligence, and scholarship that have produced this edition.' Morris Beja, Woolf Studies Annual