How Virginia Woolf Used a Fictional Female Poet-Who-Never-Was to Make a Persuasive Case for Equality

Woolf invented Shakespeare’s sister Judith to advance her feminist argument in “A Room of One’s Own

A portrait of Virginia Woolf by Roger Fry (via Wikimedia Commons)

Virginia Woolf was unconventional in her advocacy for feminist causes. Woolf believed in equality, but like other Modernist…