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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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|Noun||1.||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)
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)
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