A Room Of One's Own By Woolf

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Rosenman notes that Woolf herself "resisted definitive labels and allegiances" and was thus quick to reject feminism because the only right she believed to be needed was already won - the right to earn a living (35). The sentiment that money is the most important factor for gender equality is echoed throughout A Room of One's Own. Woolf even goes so far as to claim that the vote is secondary to the "right to enter professions" (Rosenman 9). With the emergence of female authorship, which Woolf attributes to Aphra Behn, girls did not need an allowance because they could "make money by [their] pen" (Woolf 77). Woolf points out that "money dignifies what is frivolous if unpaid for" - emphasizing that the capacity of women's writing to generate

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