A Room of One's Own: And, Three Guineas

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - English fiction - 433 pages
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In A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas, Virginia Woolf considers with energy and wit the implications of the historical exclusion of women from education and from economic independence. In A Room of One's Own (1929), she examines the work of past women writers, and looks ahead to a time when women's creativity will not be hampered by poverty, or by oppression. In Three Guineas (1938), however, Woolf argues that women's historical exclusion offers them the chance to form a political and cultural identity which could challenge the drive towards fascism and war.
  

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All aspiring writers should read this book. Writers are not just people who scribble words, they have a responsibility to their readers and here I share this; "Thus when I ask you to write more books ... Read full review

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Why does Good reads not let us give 10 out of 5 stars? I can't give it 5 stars because it is like saying that Mozart was okay at making music. Read full review

Contents

A ROOM OF ONES OWN i
113
NOTES AND REFERENCES
368
Explanatory Notes to A Room of Ones Own
415

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About the author (1998)

Virginia Woolf is by reputation one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. Morag Shiach is at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.

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