Publisher description for Orlando; a biography.


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In her most exuberant, most fanciful novel, Woolf has created a character liberated from the restraints of time and sex. Born in the Elizabethan Age to wealth and position, Orlando is a young nobleman at the beginning of the story-and a modern woman three centuries later. “A poetic masterpiece of the first rank” (Rebecca West). The source of a critically acclaimed 1993 feature film directed by Sally Potter. Index illustrations.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Transsexuals Fiction, England Fiction, Nobility Fiction, Sex role Fiction