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Mevlude Zengin

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Mevlude Zengin
Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas- Turkey

Zengin, Mevlude. "NEW HISTORICIST IMPLICATIONS IN WOOLF'S MODERNIST ART WITH REFERENCE TO Mrs. Dalloway." Int. J. Arts&Humanities, vol. 2, no. 2, Feb. 2018, pp. 90-116, Accessed 2018.
Zengin, M. (2018, February). NEW HISTORICIST IMPLICATIONS IN WOOLF'S MODERNIST ART WITH REFERENCE TO Mrs. Dalloway. Int. J. Arts&Humanities, 2(2), 90-116. Retrieved from
Zengin, Mevlude. "NEW HISTORICIST IMPLICATIONS IN WOOLF'S MODERNIST ART WITH REFERENCE TO Mrs. Dalloway." Int. J. Arts&Humanities 2, no. 2 (February 2018), 90-116. Accessed , 2018.

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Modernism, Mrs. Dalloway, New Historicism, Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway (1925), a novel whereby Woolf experimenting with the modernist techniques broke with all the traditional rules of novel writing, offers new ways of analysis when it is approached in a new historicist perspective. However, this study is not committed to an allinclusive new historicist analysis of the novel; rather it aims to make connections between some of the modernist aspects of the novel and some assumptions and practices of new historicism by means of relying on the striking resemblances between Woolf's art reflected in Mrs. Dalloway and new historicist theories. For this reason, in this essay, Woolf's novel is argued to have been written with a new historicist consciousness and to include some theories in New Historicism though New Historicism did not emerge during the time in which the novel was written, i.e. before the coinage of New Historicism by Stephen Greenblatt in 1982. Then the immediate purpose of this study is to foreground these remarkable similarities which are believed to offer, through the new historicist perspective, new readings of Mrs. Dalloway as extensions of this study

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