Acted And Unacted Parts. The Quest for Identity in Virginia Woolf s Novels (English Version)
Author: Florentina Cioloca
Lumen Publishing House
Iasi, Romania 2007
No. pg. 116
Florentina Cioloca is a qualified translator, interpreter and teacher of English, with a keen interest in the works of Virginia Wolf. She has a B.A. (Hons) degree in English-Romanian from Transilvania University Bra?ov and is currently studying at the University of Exeter UK, where she has been offered a special scholarship for the MED-TESOL programme.
The turn of the last century was marked by an acute identity crisis resulting from decisive economical and socio-political changes. Consequently, the concept of self started to be represented in literature as fluctuating and fragile, from a subjective and limited narrative perspective. Crystallingin her novels the image of the frustrated individual who is never pleased with his/ her life, Virginia Wolf hailed the modern ascendancy of illusion overreality.
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