Bloomsbury Group

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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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Even more may be gained, from Peter Blee's scholarly, perceptive, and beautifully produced account of The Bloomsbury Group in Berwick Church.
Thus, The Bloomsbury Group comes as a timely and necessary source to which we can direct those who might have questions about the dynamic relationships, cultural production, political leanings, and public engagements of the members of the group.
The title Life In Squares came from a description of the Bloomsbury group that 'they lived in squares, painted in circles and loved in triangles," says actor James Norton, who plays Duncan Grant.
LIFE IN SQUARES (Monday BBC2, 9pm) A FEW weeks back, Victoria Coren Mitchell presented an excellent BBC Four documentary series about bohemian society, and featuring prominently in it were members of the Bloomsbury group.
Through fictional letters and diary letters, Parmar recreates Vanessa's life--from her role in the Bloomsbury Group to the love affair with art critic Clive Bell (and others) that nearly destroyed her relationship with Virginia, who relied on her maternal older sister for balance and stability.
On coming home just now, having left behind me in the car a tape about the Bloomsbury Group, I looked up and noticed the moon in its slow course, haloing first one then another of a gathering of small clouds.
The Bloomsbury Cookbook: Recipes for Life, Love and Art focuses on the Bloomsbury Group, a literary Victorian British group that fostered debate among its politically charged, literary peers, and the meals around where arguments were passed along, and offers a blend of cookbook and cultural history that includes nearly 300 recipes; many from previously unpublished sources and personal archives.
The word 'queer' in the age of the Bloomsbury Group meant strange, but it was a sort of strangeness that was beginning to be applied to unusual and subversive gender roles and sexual preferences.
Hofstadter, Stephen Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, Victor Stenger, and The Bloomsbury Group (one must make time for smiles), among others.
Any study of the Bloomsbury Group must of necessity follow behind a multitude of "lions.
Which female novelist formed the nucleus of the Bloomsbury Group of philosophers, writers and artists?
London's literary Bloomsbury Group were wittily said to move in circles, live in squares and love in triangles.
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Rare and intimate letters from the Bloomsbury Group have been released for the first time, documenting the members' fears over the suicide of Virginia Woolf.
One paper examines the European dimensions of Hogarth Press, the publishing house founded in 1917 by Woolf and her husband Leonard, which published works by the Bloomsbury Group, the intellectual group of writers that revolved around Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, E.
The sisters have a symbiotic relationship: Vanessa is inspired by Virginia's modeling of the Ramsays after their own parents, as Virginia's stream-of-consciousness writing style is influenced by both Vanessa's paintings and the new ideas about art discussed by her friends in the Bloomsbury Group.