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Bloomsbury Group

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(Literary & Literary Critical Movements) a group of writers, artists, and intellectuals living and working in and around Bloomsbury in London from about 1907 to 1930. Influenced by the philosophy of G. E. Moore, they included Leonard and Virginia Woolf, Clive and Vanessa Bell, Roger Fry, E. M. Forster, Lytton Strachey, Duncan Grant, and John Maynard Keynes
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Noun1.Bloomsbury Group - an inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp, pack - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
Vanessa Bell, Vanessa Stephen, Bell - English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)
Fry, Roger Eliot Fry, Roger Fry - English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant, Grant - Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
John Maynard Keynes, Keynes - English economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)
Giles Lytton Strachey, Lytton Strachey, Strachey - English biographer and leading member of the Bloomsbury Group (1880-1932)
Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf, Virginia Woolf, Woolf - English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941)
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She became involved with the Bloomsbury Group, a collection of artists and writers who were famous for the 1910 Dreadnought Hoax, where Virginia dressed up as a bearded man with her colleagues from the group as Abyssinian princes in order to convince the British army to show them a warship.
The Bloomsbury Group in Berwick Church by Peter Blee (St Michael and All Angels, 2016)
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My fascination with the Woolfs extends to their role as members of the Bloomsbury Group who kicked over the traces of the Victorian age in their lifestyles, their culture and their thought.
is a definitive effort to recognise it as the beginning of something akin to what the Bloomsbury Group had at Charleston--with whom, as Alan Powers reminds readers in his introduction, Nash had his own connection via Roger Fry's Omega Workshop.
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FRANCINE PROSE NYT Syndicate In the early decades of the 20th century, Virginia Woolf and her friends, the artists, intellectuals and writers known as the Bloomsbury Group, left London and went " to work, to spend summers, to wait out the German bombing raids and to conduct their tangled romances " into the bucolic countryside of Sussex and Kent, now two hours by car southeast of the city.
At Virginia Woolf 's prompting the Bloomsbury group even attempted to set up a fund to provide him with a private income thereby allowing him to give up his job at Lloyd's.
With the turn in modernist literary studies toward a more interdisciplinary and expansive exploration of the crossings, networks, and confluences that produced culture between 1890 and 1940, both Modernist Culture and The Bloomsbury Group, new additions to the Cambridge Companion series, will come as sweet relief to students and scholars feeling overwhelmed by the amount of material one must master in order to call oneself a modernist.
Along with their brothers, Adrian and Thoby, the sisters form the Bloomsbury Group, a coterie of writers and artists that also includes E.
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DRAMA The tangled life and times of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group are told in this engaging drama full of bed-hopping, homosexuality, mental illness and warring sisters.