Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf Day 3 – A Passage

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf Day 3 – A Passage

Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway (1925) Happy Dalloway Day, again, on this Wednesday in the middle of June. In England, a bit warm, as fresh as Clarissa’s morning in the book. Today I bring you a passage I hope you will enjoy. This is Clarissa Dalloway recalling being eighteen and in love with her friend Sally. [...]

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf Day 1 – Dalloway Day

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf Day 1 – Dalloway Day

Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway (1925) Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway is set in London on a Wednesday in the middle of June in 1923, which would make the date June 13th. While Bloomsday (which celebrates James Joyce’s Ulysses) is widely celebrated every year, Dalloway Day is a far more modest affair. There are events to mark [...]

First Lines Wednesday – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

First Lines Wednesday – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics: 2006, 9780141441146) Check out more reviews here. "There was no possibility of taking a walk that day. We had been wandering, indeed, in the leafless shrubbery an hour in the morning; but since dinner (Mrs. Reed, when there was no company, dined early) the cold winter wind had brought with [...]