A masterpiece in purple ink
Woolf scholar Helen Wussow explains the genesis of Mrs Dalloway
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Dr. Helen Wussow is senior vice president and dean of Open Campus at the New School, New York. Her publications include The Nightmare of History: The Fictions of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence (1998) and Virginia Woolf ‘The Hours’: The British Museum Manuscript of ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ (1996). She co-edited a collection of essays on Mikhail Bakhtin and feminist literary theory (1994) and is currently working on an anthology of Bloomsbury drama with Dr. Christine Froula of Northwestern University.