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Published: 12 March 2015

352 Pages | 4 pages black and white images


ISBN: 9780199642212

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A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas

Second Edition

Virginia Woolf
Edited by Anna Snaith

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of Woolf's iconic essays, classics of feminist literature, in which she argues passionately for women's intellectual freedom and their role in challenging the drive towards fascism and war.
  • The edition draws upon the latest discoveries in Woolf scholarship, including rediscovered proofs, records of Woolf's research for Three Guineas, publication of the fan letters received in response to the essays and more.
  • The Introduction considers Woolf's engagement with the issues of the day, especially her involvement with suffrage campaigns, anti-fascist organizations, and her anti-imperial politics.
  • Full notes identify the many historical, literary, and political references.
  • Includes the original photographs, Woolf's own notes for Three Guineas, a full chronology of Woolf's life, Biographical Preface by Frank Kermode, and an up-to-date bibliography.

New to this Edition:

  • New introduction by Anna Snaith, drawing on scholarly developments in Woolf studies, including discovery of the proofs of A Room of One's Own and identification of the photographs in Three Guineas
  • Revised and updated Select Bibliography.
  • New and expanded Notes.
  • Re-set text, and photographs for Three Guineas restored to their original positions.

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