Tag: Modernism

Literature

A Summary and Analysis of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) One of the most celebrated and important modernist novels in English, Mrs Dalloway (1925) is perhaps Virginia Woolf’s best novel. Originally titled ‘The Hours’, a title that Michael Cunningham would retrieve and use for his 1998 novel based on Mrs Dalloway and Woolf’s own […]

Literature

A Summary and Analysis of James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) ‘The Dead’ is the most critically acclaimed and widely studied story in James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of 15 short stories written by James Joyce and published in 1914. As we’ve remarked before, Dubliners is now regarded as one of the landmark texts of […]