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A Room Of One S Own Annotated

Author : Virginia Woolf
ISBN : 9780544535169
Genre : Fiction
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In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister: a sister equal to Shakespeare in talent, equal in genius, but whose legacy is radically different.This imaginary woman never writes a word and dies by her own hand, her genius unexpressed. But if only she had found the means to create, urges Woolf, she would have reached the same heights as her immortal sibling. In this classic essay,Virginia Woolf takes on the establishment, using her gift of language to dissect the world around her and give a voice to those who have none. Her message is simple: A woman must have a fixed income and a room of her own in order to have the freedom to create. Annotated and with an introduction by Susan Gubar
Category: Fiction

A Room Of One S Own

Author : Virginia Woolf
ISBN : 9780199642212
Genre : Literary Collections
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'Intellectual freedom depends on material things. Poetry depends on intellectual freedom. And women have always been poor...'In these two classic essays of feminist literature, Woolf argues passionately for women's intellectual freedom and their role in challenging the drive towards fascism and conflict. In A Room of One's Own she explores centuries of limitations placed on women, as well as celebrating the creativeachievements of the women writers who overcame these obstacles.In this first history of women's writing, she describes the importance of education, financial independence, and equality of opportunity to creative freedom. ThreeGuineas was written under the threat of fascism and impending war. A radical articulation of Woolf's pacifist politics, it investigates the causes of gender inequalities and the ways in which women's historic outsider position make them crucial in the prevention of war. Both these works started life as talks to groups of young women, and their engaging wit and informality establish Woolf as one of the twentieth-century's greatest essayists. Their argumentscontinue to reverberate in feminist discourse to this day.
Category: Literary Collections

A Room Of One S Own

Author : Virginia Woolf
ISBN : 9780547544403
Genre : Social Science
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Why is it that men, and not women, have always had power, wealth, and fame? Woolf cites the two keys to freedom: fixed income and one’s own room. Foreword by Mary Gordon.
Category: Social Science

The Room Of One S Own

Author : Dogma (Bruxelles).
ISBN : 8894030660
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Publié à l'occasion de la biennale d'architecture de Chicago 2017, cet ouvrage est une étude sur la chambre, cette chambre à soi si chère à Virginia Woolf. Cette publication illustrée des dessins produits par le duo d'architectes installé à Bruxelles fait partie de la recherche sur les espaces domestiques menée par Pier Vittorio Aureli et Martino Tattara depuis 2012 au sein de leur agence Dogma.
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A Room Of One S Own

Author : Ellen Bayuk Rosenman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009777918
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction, wrote Virginia Woolf. Published in 1920, A Room of One's Own has often been heralded as the first modern work of feminist criticism. It remains one of the most widely read, quoted, and analyzed texts of its kind. Ellen Rosenman describes the book's genesis as the sense of exclusion Woolf and many women experienced when confronted with the sexism and elitism of the British university system of their day. Rosenman offers a balanced appraisal, refusing to ignore the difficulties with Woolf's argument and in particular, her inconsistencies and contradictions.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Room Of Ones Own By Virginia Woolf

Author : VIRGINIA. WOOLF
ISBN : 1760623067
Genre : Australian drama
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A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf is a stage adaptation of Virginia Woolf's classic essay of the same name, first delivered as a series of lectures in 1928, then published as an essay in 1929. In Peta Hanrahan's dynamic version, four actors (three women and one man) play aspects of Virginia Woolf's mind in conversation with herself and the audience. It is playful and energetic, as well as gentle and questioning. The piece both debates and reflects on the history of gender disparity, while keeping Woolfs striking use of metaphor and charming humour alive.
Category: Australian drama

A Room Of One S Own Three Guineas

Author : Virginia Woolf
ISBN : 9780141933429
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'A landmark of feminist thought and a rhetorical masterpiece' Guardian Ranging from the silent fate of Shakespeare's gifted imaginary sister to Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and the effects of poverty and sexual constraint on female creativity, A Room of One's Own, based on a lecture given by Woolf at Girton College, Cambridge, is one of the great feminist polemics. Published almost a decade later, Three Guineas breaks new ground in its discussion of men, militarism and women's attitudes towards war. These two pieces reveal Virginia Woolf's indomitable spirit, sophisticated wit and genius as an essayist. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Michèle Barrett
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Selected Works Of Virginia Woolf

Author : Virginia Woolf
ISBN : 1840220589
Genre : Authorship
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The delicate artistry and lyrical prose of Woolf's novels have established her as a writer of sensitivity and profound talent. Virginia Woolf displays genuine humanity and concern for the experiences that enrich and stultify existence.
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The Intersecting Realities And Fictions Of Virginia Woolf And Colette

Author : Robert G. Boatright
ISBN : 9780814209646
Genre : Literary Criticism
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What might the author of Mrs. Dalloway and A Room of One's Own have in common with the author of the Claudine series and The Pure and the Impure? Resisting long-held interpretations that Colette and Virginia Woolf had little in common, Southworth shows here the links between the two famous writers, both real and imagined. Often cast in their diametrically opposed roles of elitist bluestocking and risque music hall performer, critics have overlooked the many ways in which the lives and works of Woolf and Colette intersect. This study provides a broad-ranging introduction to the biographical, stylistic, and thematic ties that link the lives and works of Britain's and France's first ladies of letters of the early twentieth century. Situating the two writers within an international network of artists and literati, including Jacques-Emile Blanche, Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge. Winnie de Polignac, Gisele Freund, Sylvia Beach and Adrienne Monnier, Vita Sackville-West and Violet Trefusis, this study complicates conceptions of the differences--national, sexual, cultural, and intellectual--which have kept these two women apart by placing these same differences at its center. Southworth develops work already undertaken on Woolf's contacts with France and adds to the body of comparative work on Woolf and her contemporaries. This study also highlights as yet unexplored connections between Colette and her British and American peers. Southworth's book makes a significant contribution to gay and lesbian studies and the study of modernist culture. It also demonstrates the potential of social network theory for literary studies.
Category: Literary Criticism