Mrs Dalloway (2000)
Based on Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
As politicians wife Clarissa Dalloway prepares for a society gathering at her home in 1920s London, she muses over her past, wondering whether she has made the right choices in life.Tweet
Vivienne Parry takes her diagnoses of literary heroines into the 20th century and the age of Freud, the Great War and the explosion of the 'sciences of the mind'. Novels on the couch include Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night and Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway....interestingly with both novels there's a tendency to base the heroines on real people.
The Secret Life of Books | Mrs Dalloway
Uncovering the stories behind the creation of six classic British books. Alexandra Harris shows how Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway re-imagined what a novel might be.