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Strachey

(ˈstreɪtʃɪ)
n
(Biography) (Giles) Lytton. 1880–1932, English biographer and critic, best known for Eminent Victorians (1918) and Queen Victoria (1921)
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Stra•chey

(ˈstreɪ tʃi)

n.
(Giles) Lytton, 1880–1932, English biographer and literary critic.
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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
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Gwyddwn am wr Amabel, Clough Williams-Ellis; clywais am ei brawd - yr aelod seneddol Llafur, John Strachey; clywais am ei chefnder enwog oedd yn awdur, Lytton Strachey; ac roedd ei thad yn olygydd y Spectator.
1946: Labour minister of food John Strachey announced that bread would be rationed, with the greatest allowance going to manual workers in heavy industry.
1946: Labour minister of food John Strachey said bread would be rationed, with the greatest allowance going to manual workers in heavy industry.
Brendon opened one dark mischievous eye and whispered into her ear, 'Thank you sister, and may all your sons be bishops!' Lyton Strachey, English biographer and critic who wrote 'Eminent Victorians' and 'Queen Victoria' lay dying of stomach cancer and said gruffly to all around, 'If this is dying, I don't think much of it!'
While she was still (https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/1015119/Queen-Elizabeth-II-Prince-Charles-Camilla-Parker-Bowles-Autumn-Phillips-royal-latest-news) Princess ElizabetH , the royal was also named as one of Charles Strachey's godparents.
Paul's, the good "rabbi" would share the insights of his brilliant jurisprudential mind with Jacobean England's intelligentsia; here, the Inner Temple legalist argued over bitters with the playwright Ben Jonson (who called his friend the "Monarch of Letters"), or heard from William Strachey about the dramatic crash of the Sea Adventurer off the coast of Bermuda.
There, he met Lytton Strachey, Leonard Woolf and Clive Bell.
He argues that most Lost Colony theories have been based on four fallacies: that master pilot Simon Fernandez was responsible for the failure of the colony through incompetence or villainy; that John Smith's references to the omen cloathedo at Ocanahonan and Pakrakanick were Lost Colonists; that Wahunsunacock, know to the English as Chief Powhatan, slaughtered the colony; and that William Strachey's reference to the oslaughter at Roanokeo does not only refer to Roanoke Island, but anywhere in the area separating Albemarle Sound and Jamestown.
Forster, John Maynard Keynes, Clive Bell, Lytton Strachey and Duncan Grant.
It took Michael Holroyd's Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography (1967-1968) and Nigel Nicolson's frank account of his parents' polyamorous bisexuality, Portrait of a Marriage (1973)--both books only publishable following the decriminalization of homosexuality by the watershed Sexual Offences Act of 1967--to begin to spell out what Edward Albee's notorious play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1946: Labour minister of food John Strachey announced that bread would be rationed (pictured), with the greatest allowance going to manual workers in heavy industry.
Dejando a un lado a Plutarco, el gran maestro de biografos, y enfocandonos en lo que se conoce como la "biografia moderna," los nombres de Lytton Strachey, Victoria Wolf, Harold Nicolson y Leon Edel, todos ellos biografos, se cuentan entre los mas relevantes.