A Room of One's Own

A Room of One's Own

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf's landmark inquiry into women's position in society


In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister—a sister equivalent to Shakespeare in expertise, and equivalent in genius, yet whose legacy is notably assorted. This imaginary girl by no means writes a note and dies by way of her personal hand, her genius unexpressed. If merely she had stumbled on the capacity to create, argues Woolf, she might have reached an analogous heights as her immortal sibling. during this vintage essay, she takes at the institution, utilizing her reward of language to dissect the area round her and provides voice to those that are with no. Her message is a straightforward one: girls should have a hard and fast source of revenue and a room in their personal which will have the liberty to create.


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