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Self and Gender in Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of English literature, Islamic Azad university ,Science and Research Branch, Arak, IRAN
  • 2Islamic Azad University of Arak, Kafil, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (10), Pages 132-137, October,2 (2015)


The aim of this study was to inspect concept of feminism in Virginia Woolf's Novel ‘Mrs. Dalloway’. The study demonstrates how patriarchal society degraded women in different fields and under question their gender and identity. Virginia Woolf as a feminist writer constitute a climate in which how women faces with this discrimination. Mrs. Woolf discloses that despite the development of technology and modernity in an industrial city like a London , how sexual differences between men and women become enormous day by day, impede their advancement and how this kinds of society can influence and direct women life to the annihilation due to their corrupted point of view.


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