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WOOLF, V.: Jacob's Room (Unabridged)

Published in 1922, the same year as Ulysses and The Waste Land, Jacob’s Room is Virginia Woolf’s own modernist manifesto. Ostensibly a study of a young man’s life on the eve of the Great War, it is really a bomb thrown into the world of the conventional novel, as she attempts to capture the richness and randomness of life’s encounters. Jacob Flanders is a mere point of contact between a crowd of people, appearing and disappearing in a tableau in which all is flux, without certainty and without a controlling viewpoint. But it seems that the author could not maintain this rigorous impersonality, and the radical technique breaks down, so that we finally see Jacob as a person, just as his world is blown apart.



Disc 1

  Jacob's Room (Unabridged)
1.   Jacob's Room 00:06:20
2.   'Oh, a huge crab,' Jacob murmured … 00:05:54
3.   The bareness of Mrs. Pearce's front room was fully displayed… 00:06:18
4.   Chapter 2 00:06:09
5.   The entire gamut of the view's changes… 00:06:13
6.   'Oh, bother Mr. Floyd!' said Jacob… 00:05:35
7.   'Dear me,' said Mrs. Flanders… 00:05:47
8.   Wednesday was Captain Barfoot's day. 00:05:22
9.   Mrs. Jarvis walked on the moor when she was unhappy… 00:06:17
10.   Chapter 3 00:05:38
11.   An inclined plane of light comes accurately through each window… 00:05:13


Disc 2

  Jacob's Room (Unabridged)
1.   There can be no excuse for this outrage… 00:06:46
2.   Where they moored their boat the trees showered down… 00:06:52
3.   Coming down the steps a little sideways… 00:06:39
4.   But language is wine upon his lips. 00:06:44
5.   The laughter died in the air. 00:05:54
6.   Chapter 4 00:06:42
7.   It is a tremendous argument. 00:06:31
8.   Although it would be possible to knock at the cottage door… 00:07:28
9.   Mrs. Durrant took the reins in her hands… 00:05:58
10.   But Miss Eliot, tall, grey - headed… 00:07:04
11.   'Thank you, Timothy, but I'm coming in,' said Miss Eliot. 00:07:05


Disc 3

  Jacob's Room (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 5 00:06:17
2.   Nothing could appear more certain from the steps of St. Paul's… 00:06:30
3.   Then two thousand hearts in the semi - darkness remembered… 00:06:21
4.   'I like Jacob Flanders,' wrote Clara Durrant in her diary. 00:06:40
5.   Chapter 6 00:07:04
6.   At this moment there shook out into the air… 00:07:26
7.   They sat at a little table in the restaurant. 00:06:56
8.   Chapter 7 00:07:47
9.   'Julia Eliot. It is Julia Eliot!' said old Lady Hibbert… 00:06:59


Disc 4

  Jacob's Room (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 8 00:06:50
2.   Let us consider letters… 00:05:43
3.   It was as if a stone were ground to dust… 00:05:48
4.   The lamps of London uphold the dark… 00:05:47
5.   Chapter 9 00:07:15
6.   'Any day this week except Thursday,' wrote Miss Perry… 00:07:46
7.   Jacob remained quite unmoved. 00:06:15
8.   There is in the British Museum an enormous mind. 00:07:08
9.   'Oh, my dear, let me lean on you,' gasped Helen Askew… 00:06:53


Disc 5

  Jacob's Room (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 10 00:06:17
2.   Fanny Elmer took down her cloak from the hook. 00:06:31
3.   'Dear, miss, she's left her umbrella,' grumbled the mottled woman… 00:07:02
4.   At ten o'clock in the morning… 00:05:31
5.   Chapter 11 00:07:32
6.   'Have you met all the painter men' said Jinny. 00:07:18
7.   'Jacob's letters are so like him,' said Mrs. Jarvis, folding the sheet. 00:07:51
8.   Chapter 12 00:06:32
9.   No doubt we should be, on the whole, much worse off than we are… 00:06:21
10.   There are very few good books after all… 00:06:42
11.   She laid her spoon upon her plate… 00:06:29


Disc 6

  Jacob's Room (Unabridged)
1.   Still, a lady of fashion travels with more than one dress… 00:07:23
2.   The extreme definiteness with which they stand… 00:07:49
3.   Then, making sure that the Frenchwomen had gone… 00:07:59
4.   'But sometimes it is precisely a woman like Clara… 00:07:56
5.   'Evan is happier alone,' said Sandra. 00:07:31
6.   Sandra Wentworth Williams certainly woke… 00:07:22
7.   Chapter 13 00:07:13
8.   They had reached the site of the old Exhibition. 00:07:52
9.   Even now poor Fanny Elmer was dealing… 00:06:40
10.   Timmy Durrant in his little room in the Admiralty… 00:07:15
11.   Chapter 14 00:02:21

Total Playing Time: 06:51:21






Author(s):
Woolf, Virginia

Reader(s):
Stevenson, Juliet

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA0148

Barcode: 9781843797685

Physical Release: 02/2014

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