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TitleMrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction)
AuthorVirginia Woolf
ISBN-
ImprintVirginia Woolf Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatKindle Edition
Pages149

Description

The novel s story on the surface is of Clarissa Dalloway s preparations for a party where she is the hostess Clarissa s thoughts weave past and present as she tries to come to terms with her life and the possibilities abandoned and now reappearing in the form of an old flame in these difficult years between the two World Wars.

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Jason

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

Experiencing Mrs Dalloway is like being a piece of luggage on an airport conveyor belt, traversing lazily through a crowd of passengers, over and around and back again, but with the added bonus of being able to read people s thoughts as they pass this one checking his flight schedule, that on... (Sign in to see more)


Jeffrey Keeten

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

So on a summer s day waves collect, overbalance, and fall and the whole world seems to be saying that is all and ponderously, until even the heart in the body which lies in the sun on the beach says too, That is all Fear no , says the heart Fear no , says the heart, committing its burden to some s... (Sign in to see more)


Bram

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

While reading her works, I get the impression that Virginia Woolf knows everything about people and that she understands life better than anyone, ever Is there a single hidden feeling or uncommon perspective with which she is not intimately acquainted And does anyone else draw forth these fee... (Sign in to see more)


Kenny

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

What does the brain matter, said Lady Rosseter, getting up, compared with the heart I didn t realize, until the final page, at its heart, MRS DALLOWAY is a love story I absolutely loved this book Mrs Dalloway is a complex and compelling novel It is wrongly described as a portrait of a day in the lif... (Sign in to see more)


Bookdragon Sean

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf I hate you There I said it Some authors you just don t get on with, and Woolf is right down the bottom of my shit list I ve got quite a few reasons why Artistic slayingSo there s a trend with each and every new artistic movement which involves pissing all over the one that came before... (Sign in to see more)


s.penkevich

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

Moments like this are buds on the tree of life. Our lives are an elaborate and exquisite collage of moments Each moment beautiful and powerful on their own when reflected upon, turned about and examined to breath in the full nostalgia for each glorious moment gone by, yet it is the compendiu... (Sign in to see more)


Jim Fonseca

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf set out to write an unconventional novel and succeeded, although since she wrote, we have read so many unconventional novels that it seems tame In her introduction to the edition I read, Maureen Howard writes If ever there was a work conceived in response to the state of the novel, a ... (Sign in to see more)


Sarah

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway is one of those books one is supposed to adore for its disruption of convention and innovative use of time, sound, parallel narrative structure etc While I respect and admire the literary advances VW makes with this novel, I just can t get into it I ve read it three times over the cours... (Sign in to see more)


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Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

England in 1923 A land between world wars, between tradition and modernity Virginia Woolf s fourth novel, Mrs Dalloway This book offers many partial even very modern approaches, reflecting the role of woman in society, the importance of marriage, the mental illness as a sign of our time, the consequ... (Sign in to see more)


Paul Bryant

Mrs Dalloway (20th Century Fiction) By Virginia Woolf

THE TERMINATOR 2 OF DOILEYSI can see why people hate Mrs Dalloway the book there are a fair few this is so boring I lit myself on fire kind of one two star reviews because Mrs Dalloway the book is the Terminator 2 of doileys, ribbons, and fetching hats, the Die Hard 4 of a sunny day in London, 1923,... (Sign in to see more)


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