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Reading Mrs Dalloway a narrative discourse analysis by Lihua Chuang

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Published .
Written in English


  • Woolf, Virginia, -- 1882-1941.,
  • Genette, Gérard.,
  • Bakhtin, M. -- 1895-1975.

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Thesis (M.Phil.) - Loughborough University, 1997.

Statementby Lihua Chuang.
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Open LibraryOL17236608M

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Mrs. Dalloway, novel by Virginia Woolf published in It examines one day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, an upper-class Londoner married to a member of Parliament. MRS. DALLOWAY by Virginia Woolf Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself. For Lucy had her work cut out for her. The doors would be taken off their hinges; Rumpelmayer's men were coming. And then, thought Clarissa Dalloway, what a morning--fresh as if issued to children on a beach. What a lark! What a plunge! 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). Read more Read lessCited by: 7. Sign In. Details.

Mrs. Dalloway is a unique novel in that it takes place in a single day — a Wednesday in mid-June The novel interweaves two seemingly unconnected storylines during this day. At the beginning, Clarissa Dalloway, fiftyish and recently recovering from an illness, is . Published in , Mrs. Dalloway was a book ahead of its time, told within one 24 hour time period. My heart ached for Septimus whose transformation by the war was enormous and Woolf addresses the horrors inflicted upon the soldier(s) of WWI in a forward manner painting an image of a man who would rather die than having a doctor steal his soul.   One of the best books I have ever read. Mrs. Dalloway is a lovely character, and Woolf takes us into Mrs. Dalloway's world completely. Her day is filled with activities and observations which give her interesting and touching memories. A beautiful book, a wonderful read/5(97).   Mrs. Dalloway's will be closed for two weeks while we disinfect the store and make sure everyone on staff gets a coronavirus test. We are still open 24/7 at and we will do our best to get your books to you in a timely way.