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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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The unusually shaped show flat features a dual aspect outdoor terrace and has been designed by Sophie Ashby, who's taken inspiration from The Bloomsbury Group. Elsewhere interiors are by Michaelis Boyd, with exposed columns, polished concrete surfaces and metal-framed internal glazing used to complement the building's unique, Bob Holness-appeasing profile.
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Here are gathered, along with the Impressionist and the book illustrator, members of the Pre-Raphaelites and the Bloomsbury Group -- and Mat Collishaw, a member of the famous YBAs (Young British Artists) who emerged in 1980s London.
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The Bloomsbury Group in Berwick Church by Peter Blee (St Michael and All Angels, 2016)
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(Peter Beales, www.classicroses.co.uk) VANESSA BELL (AUSEASEL) This English musk hybrid with rounded, pink tinged-buds opening to reveal deep, medium-sized softlemon yellow cups in large, open clusters, is named after the artist, designer and founder member of the Bloomsbury Group, Vanessa Bell - sister of Virginia Woolf.
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.
Yet he would admit that Moore's influence, together with the interaction with the members of the Apostles and his involvement in the Bloomsbury Group, had shaped his thinking and his writing.