Mrs. Dalloway: The Original 1925 Version


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5.5 X 8.5 X 0.56 inches | 0.73 pounds
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About the Author

Adeline Virginia Woolf, born on January 25th, 1882, in London, was a well-known UK writer from a wealthy family. Her father, Sir Leslie Stephen, was also a famous writer. During her early years, she met renowned British writers and poets like Henry James, George Eliot, and Alfred Tennyson.Woolf's writings focus on gender, class, and mental health. She used a unique style called "stream-of-consciousness narration" to show her characters' thoughts and feelings. This technique is seen in her famous works like Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse.Kew Gardens was written by Woolf in 1917 and published in 1919. The story is set in London's Royal Botanic Gardens and follows characters exploring the gardens, interwoven with detailed descriptions of plant life, reflecting on life's complexities after World War I.The story marks a significant period in Woolf's career, where she experimented with new literary techniques amid societal unrest following the war. Kew Gardens explores themes of life's fleeting nature, finding beauty in everyday moments, and the connections between all things through innovative storytelling.Similarly, A Society, written in 1920 and published in 1921, focuses on a group of women forming a society to challenge feelings of intellectual inferiority to men. This story critiques societal norms, gender roles, and the search for identity, reflecting Woolf's engagement with feminist themes and narrative styles.Woolf's works indicate her commitment to addressing gender inequality and societal expectations on women, showcasing her pioneering exploration of feminist ideas and narrative techniques. Despite her struggles with mental health, Woolf's legacy as a writer and feminist icon endures, inspiring readers even today, over a century after her passing.