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Bombay to Bloomsbury : a biography of the Strachey family

Author: Barbara Caine
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Stracheys were an exceptionally intelligent and unusual family. Prominent in imperial administration, science, and feminism in the nineteenth century, and in the suffrage movement, women's education, and the bringing of new approaches to sexuality in the twentieth century, they had a wide and significant influence. Examining Lytton Strachey, his parents and nine siblings, Barbara Caine provides a fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Caine, Barbara.
Bombay to Bloomsbury.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004024294
Named Person: Strachey family.; Lytton Strachey; Strachey family.; Lytton Strachey
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Caine
ISBN: 0191530522 9780191530524 9780199250349 0199250340 1281345814 9781281345813
OCLC Number: 560571478
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 488 pages, 16 pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: An Anglo-Indian family --
An imperial marriage --
Strachey childhoods --
School days --
University life --
Modern marriages --
Single life --
Sibling ties --
Work, income, and changing career patterns --
Gender transformations and the question of sexuality --
A feminist family --
Continuity and change --
A literary family --
Old age and death.
Responsibility: Barbara Caine.
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