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A Room of One's Own

A Room of One's Own

by Virginia Woolf

A Room of One's Own Resources

Websites

Woolf in the World

An online exhibit of Smith College's collection of Woolf's manuscripts and books. There are some very cool first edition book covers.

Just the Facts

A pretty thorough biography of Woolf that includes juicy details about the wild doings of the Bloomsbury group.

Where the Magic Happens

Here's a slideshow of authors' bedrooms. Woolf's is on the top row, second from the left.

Name Dropper

Woolf drops more names of authors than a wannabe at a publishing dinner. Use Bartleby to figure out who she's talking about.

Movies and TV

Made for TV

According to IMDB, this 1991 production of A Room of One's Own for PBS's Masterpiece Theater only has one character: Virginia Woolf.

Articles and Interviews

But What About the Mens?

This 1929 New York Times review of A Room of One's Own makes the point that there have been great male writers who were also poor. How come they were able to succeed? (Hm. Maybe because they had things like scholarships and encouragement?)

Video

Sing It, Sister!

Joan Baez performs the Ballad of Mary Hamilton.

Audio

Listen Up!

The only surviving recording of Woolf's voice. She sounds a lot like Professor McGonagall to us.

Images

A Sad Tail

This is a Manx cat, the "cat without a tail" that Woolf talks about (1.7).

You Oughta Be in Pictures

Woolf and Lytton Strachey, another member of the Bloomsbury group.

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