Modern Classics Room Of Ones Own Three Guineas by Virginia WoolfModern Classics Room Of Ones Own Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf

Modern Classics Room Of Ones Own Three Guineas

byVirginia WoolfForeword byMichele BarrettEditorMichele Barrett

Paperback | July 4, 2000

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A Room of One's Own, based on a lecture given at Girton College Cambridge, is one of the great feminist polemics, ranging in its themes from Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte to the silent fate of Shakespeare's gifted (imaginary) sister and the effects of poverty and sexual constraint on female creativity. Three Guineas was published almost a decade later and breaks new ground in its discussion of men, militarism and women's attitudes towards war. These two pieces reveal Virginia Woolf's fiery spirit and sophisticated wit and confirm her status as a highly inspirational essayist.
Virginia Woolf, born in 1882, was a major modernist novelist and the centre of the inter-war Bloomsbury Group. Between 1925 and 1931 she produced her finest masterpieces, from Mrs Dalloway to the poetic and highly experimental novel The Waves. She also maintained an astonishing output of literary criticism, journalism and biography, in...
Title:Modern Classics Room Of Ones Own Three GuineasFormat:PaperbackPublished:July 4, 2000Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141184604

ISBN - 13:9780141184609

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