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Virginia Woolf

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Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Books by Virginia Woolf

by Virginia Woolf - Essays, Nonfiction

A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published in 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's colleges at Cambridge University in October 1928. The essay is generally seen as a feminist text, and is noted in its argument for both a literal and figural space for women writers within a literary tradition dominated by patriarchy.

by Virginia Woolf - Classics, Fiction

This brilliant novel explores the hidden springs of thought and action in one day of a woman's life. Direct and vivid in her account of the details of Clarissa Dalloway's preparations for a party she is to give that evening, Woolf ultimately managed to reveal much more.