About the Book: Mrs Dalloway's Party
Seven enchanting short stories all written around the theme of parties
Written in the same period as Mrs Dalloway these seven short stories show the author's fascination with parties and with all the excitement, the fluctuations of mood and temper and the heightened emotions which surround these social occasions. Mrs Dalloway's Party is enchanting piece of work by one of our most acclaimed twentieth century writers.
About the Author: Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf was born in London in 1882, the daughter of Sir Leslie Stephen, first editorof The Dictionary of National Biography. After his death in 1904 Virginia and her sister,the painter Vanessa Bell, moved to Bloomsbury and became the centre of 'TheBloomsbury Group'. This informal collective of artists and writers which included LyttonStrachey and Roger Fry, exerted a powerful influence over early twentieth-century Britishculture.
In 1912 Virginia married Leonard Woolf, a writer and social reformer. Three years later,her first novel The Voyage Out was published, followed by Night and Day (1919) andJacob's Room (1922). These first novels show the development of Virginia Woolf'sdistinctive and innovative narrative style. It was during this time that she and LeonardWoolf founded The Hogarth Press with the publication of the co-authored Two Stories in1917, hand-printed in the dining room of their house in Surrey.
Between 1925 and 1931 Virginia Woolf produced what are now regarded as her finestmasterpieces, from Mrs Dalloway (1925) to the poetic and highly experimental novel TheWaves (1931). She also maintained an astonishing output of literary criticism, shortfiction, journalism and biography, including the playfully subversive Orlando (1928) and ARoom of One's Own (1929) a passionate feminist essay. This intense creative productivitywas often matched by periods of mental illness, from which she had suffered since hermother's death in 1895. On 28 March 1941, a few months before the publication of herfinal novel, Between the Acts, Virginia Woolf committed suicide.
'Full of insightful monologues about human frailty, these stories are a stand-alonedelight worth investigating' -Stylist
'Mesmerising' - Val Hennessey, Daily Mail
|Book:||Mrs Dalloway's Party: A Short Story Sequence (Vintage Classics)|
|Number of Pages:||80|
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