Ahh! This is such a great blog, and weirdly I’ve never connected Mrs. Dalloway and Ulysses.
Today is Bloomsday, when James Joyce fans worldwide celebrate the day on which he set his groundbreaking novel Ulysses. It is a novel often compared to Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, which is also set on a single day in June, and which Woolf wrote after reading Ulysses. Such a comparison appeared today in the online version of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and it got me to thinking. Was Woolf setting up a subtle pun when she began her novel se … Read More