A Room of One's Own
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 27.12.1989 - 132 Seiten
Why is it that men, and not women, have always had power, wealth, and fame? Woolf cites the two keys to freedom: fixed income and one’s own room. Foreword by Mary Gordon.
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... the accumulation of unrecorded life, whether from the women at the street
corners with their arms akimbo . . . or from the violet-sellers and the match-sellers
and the old crones stationed under doorways; or from drifting girls whose faces,
"If we face the fact . . . that there is no arm to cling to, but that we go alone and that
our relation is to the world of reality and not only to the world of men and women,
then the . . . dead poet who was Shakespeare's sister will put on the body ...
His face expressed horror and indignation. Instinct rather than reason came to my
help; he was a Beadle; I was a woman. This was the turf; there was the path. Only
the Fellows and Scholars are allowed here; the gravel is the place for me.
When the guns fired in August 1914, did the faces of men and women show so
plain in each other's eyes that romance was killed? Certainly it was a shock (to
women in particular with their illusions about education, and so on) to see the
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - VhartPowers - LibraryThing
I'm only half way through, but thus far, sigh, it's so monotonous and she goes on and on repetitively about men. Alright already, we got it! I find it interesting that in just 54 pages she has already ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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37. A Room of One's Own (audio) by Virginia Woolf reader: Juliet Stevenson published: 1929, 2011 audio format: 5:02 Libby audiobook Vollständige Rezension lesen