Mrs. Dalloway

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1990 - 197 pàgines

"Moments like this are buds on the tree of life. Flowers of darkness they are."

In this vivid portrait of a single day in a woman's life, Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of preparation for a party while in her mind she is something much more than a perfect society hostess. As she readies her house for friends and neighbors, she is flooded with remembrances of the past--the passionate loves of her carefree youth, her practical choice of husband, and the approach and retreat of war. And, met with the realities of the present, Clarissa reexamines the choices that brought her there, hesitantly looking ahead to the unfamiliar work of growing old.

From the introspective Clarissa, to the lover who never fully recovered from her rejection, to a war-ravaged stranger in the park, the characters and scope of Mrs. Dalloway reshape our sense of ordinary life making it one of the most "moving, revolutionary artworks of the twentieth century" (Michael Cunningham).

 

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Review: Mrs. Dalloway

Revisió d'Usuari  - Leah - weRead

I had hoped that I would enjoy this book more than I did. I liked other books I had read by Virginia Woolf in the past. Unfortunately, this one just left me alternately yawning and wanting to bang my head against a wall. Glad to be through with it. Llegeix la ressenya completa

Review: Mrs. Dalloway

Revisió d'Usuari  - Emma - Goodreads

Mrs Dalloway is a portrait of the fictional events, which take place on one June day in London after the Great War. It follows not only the title character as she prepares for and throws a party, but ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels, including Mrs. Dalloway, To The Lighthouse, and Orlando.

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