2005’s Book #2
I think this meandered a bit much. Certainly it was written for an audience that lived four or five generations ago. The relevance of this essay is lost on my modern sensibilities, except as an historical piece. My ignorance comes into play as well; I have not read most of the works that Ms Woolf referenced, and it was therefore occasionally difficult for me to follow.
Her thesis could have been made more plainly in a quarter the pages. No doubt that it was an important work when published in 1929, but the questions of inequality in today’s world are very different than they were then, at least/especially in terms of the «women’s place» in literature.