Virginia Woolf - Mrs Dalloway's Party

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01Afternoon Reading20110215

Mrs Dalloway's Party:

Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street by Virginia Woolf

Abridged by Miranda Davies

Read by Sylvestra Le Touzel

Produced by Lucy Collingwood

Fascinated and preoccupied by the idea of this social event,Virginia Woolf wrote this story sequence around the same time as writing the novel Mrs Dalloway. In each of these three stories written in Woolf's distinctive style, the listener is offered glimpses into each character's inner most thoughts and emotions. Woolf depicts the intriguing social world of Mrs Dalloway's party in microscopic detail.

This story, 'Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street', follows Mrs Dalloway as she runs errands and prepares for the party she's hosting.

02Afternoon Reading20110216
02Afternoon Reading20110216

Mrs Dalloway's Party:

Together and Apart by Virginia Woolf

Read by Emma Fielding

Abridged and produced by Lucy Collingwood

Fascinated and preoccupied by the idea of this social event,Virginia Woolf wrote this story sequence around the same time as writing the novel Mrs Dalloway. In each of these three stories written in Woolf's distinctive style, the listener is offered glimpses into each character's inner most thoughts and emotions. Woolf depicts the intriguing social world of Mrs Dalloway's party in microscopic detail.

In 'Together and Apart', two people are introduced at Mrs Dalloway's party and begin a rather awkward conversation where each of their internal thoughts about the other is revealed. Until they hit upon a subject close to both of their hearts.

03Afternoon Reading20110217
03Afternoon Reading20110217

Mrs Dalloway's Party:

The New Dress by Virginia Woolf

Abridged by Miranda Davies

Read by Amanda Root

Produced by Lucy Collingwood

Fascinated and preoccupied by the idea of this social event,Virginia Woolf wrote this story sequence around the same time as writing the novel Mrs Dalloway. In each of these three stories written in Woolf's distinctive style, the listener is offered glimpses into each character's inner most thoughts and emotions. Woolf depicts the intriguing social world of Mrs Dalloway's party in microscopic detail.

In 'The New Dress', Mabel chooses a new yellow dress of a different style to wear to Mrs Dalloway's party. However, the moment she arrives she feels wishes she hadn't.