Questions tagged [a-room-of-ones-own]

For questions about A Room of One's Own (1929), the book about women's writing by Virginia Woolf. Use in conjunction with [virginia-woolf].

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Virginia Woolf's stance on literary canon

What was Virginia Woolf's take on literary canon? How does her book A Room of One's Own argue or imply that literary canon should be changed?
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Why did Virginia Woolf judge 'Success prompts to exertion; habit facilitates success' a 'man's sentence'?

From A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf: ‘Success prompts to exertion; habit facilitates success.’ That is a man's sentence; behind it one can see Johnson, Gibbon and the rest. It was a sentence ...