Mrs Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf: on madness, regrets, and the elusive quality of time

There are several forces at work in Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway, forces opposing one another or complementing each other, which makes of Virginia Woolf's most popular novel a shining object of endless fascination, throwing its multiple and multicoloured sparkles in all directions, so that it is impossible to fully grasp the extent of Mrs Dalloway's depth … Continue reading Mrs Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf: on madness, regrets, and the elusive quality of time

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My first Virginia Woolf: The Waves

So, yes, The Waves was my first Virginia Woolf ever. I tried to read A Room of One's Own last year but I wasn't in the best physical and intellectual dispositions to make the most of this reading so I just dropped it. So when an acquaintance suggested that I read this novel which is "a wonderful novel, you'll love … Continue reading My first Virginia Woolf: The Waves