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The Bloomsbury Group

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Gale Research , Detroit
Bloomsbury group, English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism, Bloomsbury (London, England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th ce
Statementedited by Edward L. Bishop
SeriesDictionary of literary biography -- v. 10
ContributionsBishop, Edward
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 369 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16933828M
ISBN 100810375818
LC Control Number93006013

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Bloomsbury group, name given to the literary group that made the Bloomsbury area of London the center of its activities from to World War II. It included Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf, Leonard Woolf, E.

Forster, Vita Sackville-West, Roger Fry, Clive Bell, and John Maynard Keynes. The group began as a social clique: a few recent. The Bloomsbury Group changed British culture with their approach to art, design and society.

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The Bloomsbury Group was a circle of writers, artists and intellectuals from the Bloomsbury district of London. The Bloomsbury Group originally started off with 10 members and later expanded: The “Bloomsberries,” as they were called, were mostly privileged and well-educated members of the upper middle class.

Bloomsbury group, name given to a coterie of English writers, philosophers, and artists who frequently met between about and at the houses of Clive and Vanessa Bell and of Vanessa’s brother and sister Adrian and Virginia Stephen (later Virginia Woolf) in the Bloomsbury district of London.

The author quite rightly emphasizes the strong connection between the Cambridge Apostles (such as MacCarthy, Woolf, Fry, Strachey, Keynes,and Forster) and the Bloomsbury Group. Overall this is an entertaining book but one is left wishing that there was more of it textually and fewer images/5(6).

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The Bloomsbury group was a circle of artists, writers and intellectuals including Virginia Woolf, her sister Vanessa Bell, their brother Thoby Stephen, Clive Bell, Leonard Woolf, Lytton Strachey, and Saxon Sydney-Turner.

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There are other members of the Bloomsbury group, too many to mention. Virginia Nicholson's Among the Bohemians () is a good place. Shortly before his death, S. Rosenbaum began work on the history of the Bloomsbury Group's 'Memoir Club'. With original archival material and valuable insights on leading Bloomsbury figures such as Woolf, Keynes and Forster, this illuminating book offers a new perspective on our understanding of twentieth-century autobiography and life writing.

Bloomsbury group, name given to the literary group that made the Bloomsbury area of London the center of its activities from to World War II. It included Lytton Strachey Strachey, Lytton (Giles Lytton Strachey), –, English biographer and critic, educated at Cambridge. He was one of the leading members of the Bloomsbury group.

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[Edward L Bishop;] -- Contains biographical and critical material on such authors as: Virginia Woolf, Leonard Woolf, Clive Bell, Roger Fry, E.M. Forster, and Lytton Strachey.The New Zealand-born writer Katherine Mansfield associated intimately with many members of the Bloomsbury group, but her literary aesthetics placed her at a distance from the artistic works of the group.

With chapters written by leading international scholars, Katherine Mansfield and the Bloomsbury Group explores this conflicted relationship.