A Room of One?s Own

A Room of One?s Own

by Virginia Woolf, Dar'ya Goriyanina

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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, and 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. If only she had found the means to create, argues Woolf, she would have reached the same heights as her immortal sibling. In this classic essay, she takes on the establishment, using her gift of language to dissect the world around her and give voice to those who are without. Her message is a simple one: women must have a fixed income and a room of their own in order to have the freedom to create.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9785001463276
Publisher: Mann, Ivanov and Ferber
Publication date: 10/02/2019
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 118
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

About the Author

"Вирджиния Вулф, британская писательница и литературный критик. Ведущая фигура модернистской литературы первой половины XX века. Вирджиния Вулф стала одной из центральных фигур феминизма в 1970-х годах. Ее художественные произведения и эссе переведены более чем на пятьдесят языков. Ее самые известные романы — "Миссис Деллоуэй", "Орландо", "На маяк" (все они экранизированы). Вулф стала одним из персонажей романа Майкла Каннингема "Часы" и одноименного фильма, где ее роль сыграла Николь Кидман."

Date of Birth:

January 25, 1882

Date of Death:

March 28, 1941

Place of Birth:


Place of Death:

Sussex, England


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