A Room of One’s Own

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Virginia Woolf’s highly influential essay on women and literature, which considers both literary history and future opportunity.

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  • Hermione Lee 5 episodes
    Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford
  • Michele Barrett 2 episodes
    Emeritus Professor of Modern Literary and Cultural Theory at Queen Mary, University of London
  • Alexandra Harris No other episodes
    Professor of English at the University of Birmingham

Reading list

  • Virginia Woolf: The Common Ground
    Gillian Beer (Edinburgh University Press, 1996) Google Books →
  • Reading Virginia Woolf
    Julia Briggs (Edinburgh University Press, 2006) Google Books →
  • Virginia Woolf
    Alexandra Harris (Thames & Hudson, 2011) Google Books →
  • Virginia Woolf
    Dame Hermione Lee (Chatto & Windus, 1996) Google Books →
  • The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf
    Susan Sellers (ed.) (Cambridge University Press, 2010) Google Books →
  • A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas
    Virginia Woolf (ed. Michele Barrett) (Penguin, 1992) Google Books →
  • A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas
    Virginia Woolf (ed. Anna Snaith) (Oxford University Press, 2015) Google Books →
  • Women and Writing
    Virginia Woolf (ed. Michele Barrett) (Women's Press and Harcourt Brace, 1979) Google Books →
  • Women and Fiction: The Manuscript Versions of A Room of One's Own
    Virginia Woolf (ed. S. P. Rosenbaum) (Blackwell, 1992) Google Books →
  • Orlando
    Virginia Woolf (ed. Rachel Bowlby) (Oxford University Press, 2008) Google Books →
  • Selected Essays
    Virginia Woolf (ed. David Bradshaw) (Oxford University Press, 2009) Google Books →
  • The Common Reader
    Virginia Woolf (Vintage Classics, 2003) Google Books →

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Programme ID: m001kh32

Episode page: bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001kh32

Auto-category: 820.9 (Literature: English and Old English literatures)