“Mrs. Dalloway” by Virginia Woolf was first published on 14th of May 1925. It is one of the most prominent works of Virginia Woolf. More
“Mrs. Dalloway” by Virginia Woolf was first published on 14th of May 1925. It is one of the most prominent works of Virginia Woolf.
The book describes a day in the life of the title character, Mrs. Dalloway. Her full name is Clarissa Dalloway. She happens to be a fictional woman living in high society in England after the First World War.
Most of the reviewers and critics have unanimously accepted “Mrs. Dalloway” as one of the best novels written by Virginia Woolf.
The novel is based on two short stories: “Mrs. Dalloway in Bond Street” and the unfinished story “The Prime Minister.”
Clarissa Dalloway, the protagonist, happens to be making preparations for a party that she is going to throw that evening. There are enough flash back scenes which describe Clarissa’s life and the inter war social structure.