Victorian Bloomsbury

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University of Cambridge., Bloomsbury group., English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism., English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism., Cambridge (Cambridgeshire) -- Intellectural life., Bloomsbury (London, England) -- Intellectual life., London (England) -- Intellectual
StatementS.P. Rosenbaum.
SeriesThe early literary history of the Bloomsbury Group -- v.1
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LC ClassificationsPR478.B46
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Paginationp. cm
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Open LibraryOL21261549M
ISBN 100312840519

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Victorian Bloomsbury is a big – addictively readable- book, but also a masterpiece of compression." —John Sutherland, The Spectator "Victorian Bloomsbury is a compelling reconstruction of a formative era of British intellectual and social history."—Margaret Harris, Australian Book Review.

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S.P. Rosenbaum. period not as the age of 'great men', but in a new light, where original ideas about art, women and society. This book will be of interest not only to anyone fascinated by the Bloomsbury Group, but also to students of Woolf or Forster or.

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With Victorian Bloomsbury, Ashton moves slightly northwest of this last neighborhood; she maps a detailed, historical journey through nineteenth-century Bloomsbury in order to show that the early twentieth-century Bloomsbury Circle, avant-garde writers and artists who lived in squares and loved in triangles, were successors to earlier radicals.

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[Rosemary Ashton] -- While Bloomsbury is now associated with Virginia Woolf and her early 20th century circle of writers and artists, the neighbourhood was originally the undisputed intellectual quarter of 19th century.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The early literary history of the Bloomsbury group, volume 1." Description: xvi, pages ; 23 cm. A portrait of London's famous intellectual neighborhood before Virginia Woolf and her friends moved : Rosemary Ashton.

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The principal topics in this book are the Bloomsbury view of the Victorian era, conservative Modernism, heritage culture, Victorian values in the Thatcher era, the neo-Dickensian novel and postcolonial Victorians. Joyce’s engagingly polemical study tracks the varying perceptions of the Victorian era by both Modernist and Postmodernist culture.

Drawing on a wealth of untapped archival resources, Rosemary Ashton brings to life the educational, medical, and social reformists who lived and worked in Victorian Bloomsbury and who led crusades for education, emancipation, and health for all.

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The Bloomsbury Group—or Bloomsbury Set—was a group of associated English writers, intellectuals, philosophers and artists in the first half of the 20th century, including Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, E.

Forster and Lytton loose collective of friends and relatives was closely associated with the University of Cambridge for the men and King's. "Victorian Bloomsbury is impeccably researched, lucidly written, and highly informative.

It draws extensively not only on archives but also on popular imagery of the period, giving a new sense, in Ashton's phrase, of the 'progressive role' played by Victorian Bloomsbury."-Laura Marcus, Victorian Studies -- Laura Marcus * Victorian Studies * "Packed with excellent /5(11).

Buy Victorian Bloomsbury 1st ed. by Ashton, Rosemary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Bloomsbury is a district in the West End of London. It is considered a fashionable residential area, and is the location of numerous cultural, intellectual, and educational institutions.

Neighbouring areas include Fitzrovia to the west, Covent Garden to the south, St. Pancras to the north, Holborn and Clerkenwell to the east. Bloomsbury is home of the British Museum, the largest museum Ceremonial county: Greater London.

Georgian Bloomsbury completes the literary history of Old Bloomsbury that began with Victorian Bloomsbury () and continued with Edwardian Bloomsbury ().

Covering the years between the First Post-Impressionist Exhibition and The First World War, the book describes and analyzes interrelated literary works by Roger Fry, Desmond MacCarthy, Clive.

The Bloomsbury Group was a circle of writers, artists and intellectuals from the Bloomsbury district of London.

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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. Sticking up for Bloomsbury doesn’t entail rubber-stamping everything it said and did, with Virginia Woolf’s snobbery a case in point; see for Author: Susanna Rustin.

Victorian Bloomsbury by Rosemary Ashton: review 'Victorian Bloomsbury' by Rosemary Ashton is a chronicle of London’s most eclectic district This book tells the story of the men and women of.