Virginia’s Manifestation: A Room of One’s Own

Diaries of A Word Lover


“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”

– Thank you, Virginia. Quite right.

25th of the January is the birthday of Virginia Woolf, who was an English writer, and of the foremost modernist of the tweentieth century. Tho she has been criticised for just focusing on the upper middle class of English intellengtsia, she made a major contribution to the English literature, but also to the feminist ideology. And some of famous books that you may remember by her, Mrs. Dolloway (1925), To The Light House (1927), and Orlando (1928). All of them reflects Virginia’s poetic vision and her soul deeply. However, the one I would like to talk about is ‘A Room of One’s Own'(1929).

In this work, Virginia try to make a great connection between ‘Woman’ and ‘Fiction’. The ongoing debate which focusing the unequality of women…

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