Mrs Dalloway

Mrs Dalloway
Author: Virginia Woolf
Publsiher: Renard Press Ltd
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2022-06-15
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781913724726

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First published in 1925, set ‘one Wednesday in mid-June’, Mrs Dalloway charts the lives of several characters across a day in London. While Clarissa Dalloway goes about preparing for a high-society party she is to host that evening, pondering on her childhood and marriage, nearby Septimus Warren Smith, a First World War veteran, is plagued with memories of the war and of his friend who never returned. Weaving a multitude of voices and eras into one, dressed in the most beautiful of language, Mrs Dallowayhas earned its reputation as one of the most iconic novels of the twentieth century and great successes of Modernist fiction. 'Sheer magic.' Eileen Atkins 'One of the most moving, revolutionary artworks of the twentieth century.' Michael Cunningham

The Annotated Mrs Dalloway

The Annotated Mrs  Dalloway
Author: Merve Emre,Virginia Woolf
Publsiher: Liveright Publishing
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2021-08-31
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781631496776

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Virginia Woolf’s groundbreaking novel, in a lushly illustrated hardcover edition with illuminating commentary from a brilliant young Oxford scholar and critic. “Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.” So begins Virginia Woolf’s much-beloved fourth novel. First published in 1925, Mrs. Dalloway has long been viewed not only as Woolf’s masterpiece, but as a pivotal work of literary modernism and one of the most significant and influential novels of the twentieth century. In this visually powerful annotated edition, acclaimed Oxford don and literary critic Merve Emre gives us an authoritative version of this landmark novel, supporting it with generous commentary that reveals Woolf’s aesthetic and political ambitions—in Mrs. Dalloway and beyond—as never before. Mrs. Dalloway famously takes place over the course of a single day in late June, its plot centering on the upper-class Londoner Clarissa Dalloway, who is preparing to throw a party that evening for the nation’s elite. But the novel is complicated by Woolf’s satire of the English social system, and by her groundbreaking representation of consciousness. The events of the novel flow through the minds and thoughts of Clarissa and her former lover Peter Walsh and others in their circle, but also through shopkeepers and servants, among others. Together Woolf’s characters—each a jumble of memories and perceptions—create a broad portrait of a city and society transformed by the Great War in ways subtle but profound ways. No figure has been more directly shaped by the conflict than the disturbed veteran Septimus Smith, who is plagued by hallucinations of a friend who died in battle, and who becomes the unexpected second hinge of the novel, alongside Clarissa, even though—in one of Woolf’s many radical decisions—the two never meet. Emre’s extensive introduction and annotations follow the evolution of Clarissa Dalloway—based on an apparently conventional but actually quite complex acquaintance of Woolf’s—and Septimus Smith from earlier short stories and drafts of Mrs. Dalloway to their emergence into the distinctive forms devoted readers of the novel know so well. For Clarissa, Septimus, and her other creations, Woolf relied on the skill of “character reading,” her technique for bridging the gap between life and fiction, reality and representation. As Emre writes, Woolf’s “approach to representing character involved burrowing deep into the processes of consciousness, and, so submerged, illuminating the infinite variety of sensation and perception concealed therein. From these depths, she extracted an unlimited capacity for life.” It is in Woolf’s characters, fundamentally unknowable but fundamentally alive, that the enduring achievement of her art is most apparent. For decades, Woolf’s rapturous style and vision of individual consciousness have challenged and inspired readers, novelists, and scholars alike. The Annotated Mrs. Dalloway, featuring 150 illustrations, draws on decades of Woolf scholarship as well as countless primary sources, including Woolf’s private diaries and notes on writing. The result is not only a transporting edition of Mrs. Dalloway, but an essential volume for Woolf devotees and an incomparable gift to all lovers of literature.

Monday or Tuesday

Monday or Tuesday
Author: Virgina Woolf
Publsiher: Xist Publishing
Total Pages: 65
Release: 2015-09-04
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781681952055

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The Extraordinary Life of Ordinary People “Once she knows how to read there's only one thing you can teach her to believe in and that is herself.” - Virginia Woolf, A Society Monday or Tuesday is a collection of eight stories crafted beautifully by Virginia Wolf. In all eight stories, the reader can witness ordinary people with extraordinary feelings that shape their mundane everyday life. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

Mrs Dalloway Warbler Classics

Mrs  Dalloway  Warbler Classics
Author: Virginia Woolf
Publsiher: Warbler Classics
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2021
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1954525001

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Virginia Woolf's mesmerizing account of an ordinary day reveals the thoughts and feelings of an astonishingly vivid cast of characters. Includes Woolf's short story, "Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street" and a biographical timeline.

The Mrs Dalloway Reader

The Mrs  Dalloway Reader
Author: Virginia Woolf
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2004
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0156030152

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The complete text of Woolf's masterpiece "Mrs. Dalloway" is accompanied by Mrs. Dalloway's Party, journal entries and letters related to the book, and a collection of critical reviews, essays, and commentary by other writers.

Mrs Dalloway

Mrs Dalloway
Author: Virginia Woolf
Publsiher: Wordsworth Editions
Total Pages: 141
Release: 1996
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1853261912

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Direct and vivid in its telling of the details of a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, the novel manages ultimately to deliver much more. It is the feelings that loom behind those daily events--the social alliances, the shopkeeper's exchange, the fact of death--that give Mrs. Dalloway texture and richness.

Mrs Dalloway

Mrs  Dalloway
Author: Virgina Woolf
Publsiher: Graphic Arts Books
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2021-05-21
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781513287317

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Mrs. Dalloway (1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf. Adapted from two short stories, “Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street” and “The Prime Minister,” Mrs. Dalloway is a moving portrait of a day in the life of one woman, her thoughts and perceptions, and the influence of war on the human psyche. Recognized as one of Woolf’s most important works, Mrs. Dalloway is often considered one of the greatest English language novels of the twentieth century. In the aftermath of the Great War, two Londoners lead vastly different lives. Each of them, in their own way, has been impacted by violence—one, Clarissa Dalloway, has had her aristocratic lifestyle interrupted and struggles to reconcile her idyllic past with a present reeling from conflict; the other, Septimus Warren Smith, is a wounded veteran left to fend for himself on the streets of England’s capital. Throughout the day, as Mrs. Dalloway readies herself and her home for a party in the evening, she muses on her youth in the countryside and fantasizes about leaving her husband Richard. Across the city, Septimus lives in a park with his estranged Italian wife, Lucrezia. Suffering from a mental breakdown, he is struck with a series of powerful hallucinations and ultimately taken to a nearby psychiatric hospital. Well educated and decorated in battle, he has been left behind by the society he fought to protect, the very society gathering that night at Mrs. Dalloway’s opulent home. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway is a classic work of English literature reimagined for modern readers.

Mrs Dalloway

Mrs  Dalloway
Author: Virginia Woolf
Publsiher: Standard Ebooks
Total Pages: 199
Release: 2021-01-25T23:45:48Z
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: PKEY:EC202719C4AD9D90

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Probably Virginia Woolf’s best-known novel, Mrs. Dalloway, originally published in 1925, is a glorious, ground-breaking text. On the surface, it follows Clarissa Dalloway, an Englishwoman in her fifties, minute by minute through the June day on which she is having a party. At a deeper level, however, the novel demonstrates, through an effortless stream of consciousness, the connections formed in human interaction—whether these interactions are fleeting, or persist through decades. This is a novel to read and cherish, if only to marvel at Woolf’s linguistic acrobatics. Words and phrases swoop and soar like swallows. Woolf’s sentences are magnificent: sinuous, whirling, impeccably detailed. As narrative perspective shifts from character to character—sometimes within a single sentence—readers come to understand the oh-so-permeable barrier between self and other. Through Clarissa we meet Septimus Warren Smith, his wife Rezia, and a cast of dozens more, all connected by the “leaden circles” of Big Ben marking the passage of every hour, by the pavements of Bloomsbury that lead everywhere and nowhere. Modernist London has never been portrayed more sublimely: replete with birdsong and flowers, resplendent in sunshine, youthful yet eternal—and even in the aftermath of war and pandemic, resilient. Mrs. Dalloway is Woolf’s attempt to express that which may be inexpressible. It offers a close examination of how difficult it is, even when our hearts are brimming, to say what we really feel; and it examines the damage we inflict through our reticence with words, our withholding of love. It is a novel of the soul, and a work of immense beauty. This book is part of the Standard Ebooks project, which produces free public domain ebooks.