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A Room of 1 s personal, is one in all Virginia Woolf s such a lot influential works and is widely known for its striking contribution to the ladies s circulate. This well timed and demanding new version adopts the full textual content of the 1st British version released in 1929. * includes a finished advent detailing the method and composition of Woolf s unique essay and the evolution of its next e-book historical past * the 1st complete and authoritative version of this foundational textual content of the feminist flow, and essentially the most major works in Woolf s personal canon * the one quantity in keeping with comparisons of every of the British variations of A Room of 1 s personal that seemed in Woolf s lifetime * comprises vast explanatory notes which show the essay s broader political, old, social, and literary contexts * incorporates a accomplished appendix highlighting diversifications among all the British versions that seemed in Woolf s lifetime and the 1st American variation; adjustments from Woolf s uncorrected proofs; and present editorial emendations included during this re-creation

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53–9: ‘The Amorous Life of Adolescence’. Lord Birkenhead’s opinion of F. E. Smith, Earl of Birkenhead (1872– 1930), Conservative statesman. In the peroration to a speech he gave against women’s suffrage in 1910 (part of which he reprinted in 1928), 96 Notes 22 Birkenhead declared: ‘I have never in the course of my observations here or elsewhere founded myself on some assumed intellectual inferiority of women. I do not believe it, but I venture to say that the sum total of human happiness, knowledge and achievement would have been almost unaffected if Sappho had never sung, if Joan of Arc had never fought, if Siddons had never played, and if George Eliot had never written.

E. V. Lucas, The Works of Charles Lamb (6 vols; London: Methuen, 1912), vol. ii, pp. 8–13. When ‘Oxford in the Vacation’ was first published in 1820, Lamb added a footnote to it: ‘There is something to me repugnant, at any time, in written hand. The text never seems determinate. Print settles it. I had thought of the Lycidas [see note to p. 6 below] as of a full-grown beauty – as springing up with all it parts absolute – till, in evil hour, I was shown the original copy of it, together with the other minor poems of its author, in the library of Trinity [College, Cambridge], kept like some treasure to be proud of.

E. Smith, Earl of Birkenhead (1872– 1930), Conservative statesman. In the peroration to a speech he gave against women’s suffrage in 1910 (part of which he reprinted in 1928), 96 Notes 22 Birkenhead declared: ‘I have never in the course of my observations here or elsewhere founded myself on some assumed intellectual inferiority of women. I do not believe it, but I venture to say that the sum total of human happiness, knowledge and achievement would have been almost unaffected if Sappho had never sung, if Joan of Arc had never fought, if Siddons had never played, and if George Eliot had never written.

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