A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN by
Based on two talks given by the author, and first published in September 1929, Virginia Woolf's seminal essay revolves around the central claim that a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction. Outlining the importance of education and financial independence, Woolf draws up a history of women writers and demonstrates how they had to operate as outsiders in a society that sought to exclude them.
“The only advice, indeed, that one person can give another about reading is to take no advice, to follow your own instincts, to use your own reason, to come to your own conclusions.”
Virginia Woolf (1882 –1941) was an English writer and is considered one of the most important modernist 20th century authors. She was also a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
Her writing has also been hailed as an inspiration for the generations of feminists that followed her. Her works have been translated into more than 50 languages.
ISBN (Paperback): 9781800315389 Price: £8.99 (Paperback)
Published: 25th April 2021
Extent: 140 pages
Format: 129 x 198mm
Rights Held: World