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Mrs. Dalloway

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Part of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Virginia Woolf

  • Date Published: December 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107028784

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  • Mrs. Dalloway, created from a series of short stories, is one of Woolf's best-known novels. Thematically it conveys a rich and genuine humanity, while technically it showcases Woolf's use of interior perspective. This edition provides a substantial introduction, including the composition history of the novel, documenting how Woolf's reading, writing, personal life and the world around her contributed to the book. Explanatory notes compile decades of scholarship while identifying numerous new allusions to Homer, Shakespeare, Tennyson and others. A complete list of textual variants compiles differences among all English editions of the novel published in Woolf's lifetime while the textual notes call attention to those variants of particular interest, including her substantial addition, at proof stage, to the scene of Septimus' suicide. This edition also includes the seldom-reprinted 1928 introduction, written by Woolf, along with a full chronology of composition, and a more general chronology of Woolf's life and works.

    • Offers a complete list of textual variants compiling differences among all English editions published in Woolf's lifetime
    • Explanatory notes incorporate decades of scholarship while identifying numerous new literary allusions
    • Includes the unique and seldom-reprinted introduction written by Woolf for the 1928 Modern Library edition
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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2014
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107028784
    • length: 482 pages
    • dimensions: 218 x 142 x 36 mm
    • weight: 0.7kg
    • contains: 5 b/w illus. 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    General editors' preface
    Notes on the edition
    Chronology of Virginia Woolf's life and work
    Chronology of the composition of Mrs Dalloway
    Mrs Dalloway
    Explanatory notes
    Textual apparatus
    Textual notes

  • Author

    Virginia Woolf


    Anne E. Fernald, Fordham University, New York
    Anne E. Fernald is Associate Professor and Director of Writing and Composition at Fordham University, New York. She is the author of Virginia Woolf: Feminism and the Reader (2006) and has published articles on Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, and Modernism in noted publications including Virginia Woolf in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

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