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Mrs. Dalloway

Mrs. Dalloway( )
Author: Woolf, Virginia
Editor: McNichol, Stella
Foreword by: Offill, Jenny
Introduction by: Showalter, Elaine
Notes by: Showalter, Elaine
Series title:Penguin Vitae Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2022
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Classics
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

A collectible hardcover edition of Virginia Woolf's engulfing portrait of one day in a woman's life, featuring a foreword by Jenny Offill, the New York Times bestselling author of Weather and Dept. of Speculation A Penguin Vitae Edition "Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself." It's one of the most famous opening lines in literature, that of Virginia Woolf's beloved masterpiece of time, memory, and the city. In the...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Family Life / Marriage & Divorce
Fiction / City Life
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.226 x 8.034 x 0.858 Inches
Book Weight:0.688 Pounds
Author Biography
Woolf, Virginia (Author)
Virginia Woolf was born in London, England on January 25, 1882. She was the daughter of the prominent literary critic Leslie Stephen. Her early education was obtained at home through her parents and governesses. After death of her father in 1904, her family moved to Bloomsbury, where they formed the nucleus of the Bloomsbury Group, a circle of philosophers, writers, and artists.

During her lifetime, she wrote both fiction and non-fiction works. Her novels included Jacob's Room, Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando, and Between the Acts. Her non-fiction books included The Common Reader, A Room of One's Own, Three Guineas, The Captain's Death Bed and Other Essays, and The Death of the Moth and Other Essays. Having had periods of depression throughout her life and fearing a final mental breakdown from which she might not recover, Woolf drowned herself on March 28, 1941 at the age of 59. Her husband published part of her farewell letter to deny that she had taken her life because she could not face the terrible times of war.


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