One of the most celebrated feminist writers of the twentieth century, Virginia Woolf raises some critical issues regarding the subjugation of women in her novels.
In A Room of One’s Own, she depicts how women were denied of a basic necessity like a personal room to think and write, thus resulting in the dearth of female writers in the world of literature.
Significance of women’s access to education and money is stressed as, “Intellectual freedom depends upon material things. Poetry depends upon intellectual freedom. And women have always been poor, not for two hundred years merely, but from the beginning of time . . .”
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