Hektoen International

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Tag: Sabina Dosani

  • Madness, mind-doctors, and Mrs. Dalloway

    Sabina DosaniLondon, England Mrs. Dalloway, published in 1925 as the fourth novel by Virginia Woolf, is a life-in-a-day novel, almost certainly influenced by James Joyce’s Ulysses. In her 1919 essay Modern Fiction, Woolf rejects her materialist forerunners, praising Joyce and others like him: “They attempt to come closer to life… so must discard most of…