A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN. Virginia Woolf.


New York: Harcourt Brace & Co, (1929). Vanessa Bell. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. An extended essay based on a series of lectures delivered at two women's colleges at Cambridge University in October of 1928. The essay is generally seen as a feminist text and is noted in its argument for both a literal and figurative space for women writers within a literary tradition dominated by men. Ownership signature of Dorothy Ames, who was once the manager of The Soho Playhouse (at 15 Vandam), was also a playwright married to Allen Boretz, also a playwright.  Boretz is best known for his 1937 Marx Brothers comedy Room Service. A solid very good copy in a restored jacket, also very good, front flap price-clipped. Item #13726

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