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English biographer and leading member of the Bloomsbury Group (1880-1932)

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For example Vanessa, the backbone of the group, soon began a passionate affair with Clive Bell, but she later went on to have a daughter, Angelica, in 1918 with Duncan Grant who was also a lover of his cousin Lytton Strachey.
Bu farw Lytton Strachey ym 1932, ac o ganlyniad, cymerodd Carrington ei bywyd ei hun gyda gwn.
Also, Vanessa felt that Lydia was "manipulating [Keynes] into marriage," so Lydia was condescended to and treated with fairly overt cruelty--Lytton Strachey called her a "half witted canary"--even as her lack of Englishness grated on their sensibilities.
A quarter of a century later, the party of Cook and Strachey, George Morgan Thomson, Willie McKelvey and me is in bed with the party of Dame Florence Horsburgh, the party of Margaret Thatcher.
The Housewives' Choice theme - In Party Mood - was written by Jack Strachey and is often used in adverts or TV shows to evoke middle-English of the 1950s, such as the Comic Strip's Enid Blyton "Five Go Mad.
Lytton Strachey often serves to typify this, with his long, slender and slightly awkward body, his always precarious health and his high pitched voice.
Alan Turing, Telford Taylor, Oliver Strachey and William Bundy.
This weekend alone, Robin Williams plays a gay man in ``The Night Listener,'' opening wide Friday, and gay characters are front and center in the limited releases ``Quinceanera'' and ``Shock to the System: A Donald Strachey Mystery.
The relations with natives of the colonies is something that Strachey discusses in many contexts, including law, transgression, and order in For the Colony in Virginea Britannia (1612).
But biography as popularly recognized today owes its character to Lytton Strachey, who set the standard in his Eminent Victorians, published in 1918.
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Woolf is best known, of course, as the husband of novelist Virginia Woolf and as a lesser member in good standing of the Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals who emerged in England in the early 1900s, among them Lytton Strachey, E.
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And so a block, though not a cornerstone, of the Ruskin myth crumbles: An eminent Victorian of the sort so bitingly lampooned by Lytton Strachey turns out to be somewhat less crazy than we had thought.