Here's some more Virginia Woolf, and here's a quote about the book:
"[This] novel focused mainly on the character of Clarissa Dalloway, Woolf
changed the name of the novel to Mrs. Dalloway
from its more abstract working title, The Hours
, before publishing it. Woolf struggled to combine many elements that impinged on her sensibility as she wrote the novel. The title, Mrs. Dalloway
, best suited her attempts to join them together. As Woolf commented, "In this book I have almost too many ideas. I want to give life and death, sanity and insanity; I want to criticize the social system, and to show it at work, at its most intense." Furthermore, she hoped to respond to the stagnant state of the novel, with a consciously ?modern' novel. Many critics believe she succeeded. The novel was published in 1925, and received much acclaim. "
By the way "The Hours," by Cunningham (with Woolf as a character), won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. It was also made into a film, I beleive.
I hope you enjoy it.
P.S.: This title and the previous Woolf that I uploaded do not have chapter breaks.
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