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The Mrs. Dalloway Reader by Virginia Woolf
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Apr 22, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: 2011, gods-and-monsters, new, own
Read from August 16 to 20, 2011

This contains Woolf's early stories she based Mrs. Dalloway on, essays by famous authors on Mrs. Dalloway and Woolf, then the text of the novel. I'm glad I had the Oxford World's Classic edition of the novel, as it had notes and the one in this reader is unannotated, though that would be helpful when I re-read it. Like any book, though, if you haven't read it before recently, I say read the novel first, then the introduction stuff. I read Mrs. Dalloway, then the introduction to that edition, then read The Hours, then read this, then watched The Hours and am very happy with that order of operations.

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