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Bell, Vanessa 1879-1961

Overview
Works: 417 works in 659 publications in 4 languages and 14,998 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  History  Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Catalogs  Patterns  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Photographer, Actor
Classifications: PR6045.O72, 305.42
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Hyde Park Gate News : the Stephen family newspaper by Virginia Woolf( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Ingeniously mimicking the style of the leading newspapers of their day, the Stephen children--"Virginia, Vanessa, and Thoby--"present a charming and candid portrayal of the day-to-day events at the family home in London and at their holiday home in St Ives. Gossipy, playful, and at times irreverent, they record the comings and goings of a host of figures while also proffering their own fictional, poetic, and artistic creations. Virginia Woolf (1882-"1941) is one of the most important figures of the Modernist Movement; her sister Vanessa Bell (1879-"1961) was a painter and a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group
Kew Gardens by Virginia Woolf( Book )
21 editions published between 1919 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Book )
2 editions published between 1929 and 1944 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Why is it that men, and not women, have always had power, wealth, and fame? Woolf cites the two keys to freedom: fixed income and one's own room. Foreword by Mary Gordon
Monday or Tuesday by Virginia Woolf( Book )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Originally hand-printed at her Hogarth Press in Richmond, Monday or Tuesday is the only collection of short stories that Virginia Woolf published during her lifetime, providing a fascinating insight into the early stages of development of themes that would blossom in her later masterpieces. From the impressionist description of four groups of people walking by a flowerbed in the botanic gardens at Kew to the soaring flight of a heron above the teeming life of towns and cities below and the reveries of a woman as she looks at a mark on the wall, the eight pieces included in this volume showcase Woolf's inimitable observational powers and her boldly modern style of writing
The art of Bloomsbury : Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, and Duncan Grant by Richard Shone( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
"The word Bloomsbury most often summons the novels of Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster or images of artists and intellectuals debating the hot parlor topics of 1910s and 1920s London: literary aesthetics, agnosticism, defining truth and goodness, and the ideas of Bertrand Russell, A. N. Whitehead, and G. E. Moore. But the Bloomsbury Group also played a prominent role in the development of modernist painting in Britain. The work of artists Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, and their colleagues was often audacious and experimental, and proved to be one of the key influences on twentieth-century British art and design. This catalogue, published to accompany a major international exhibition of the Bloomsbury painters originating at the Tate Gallery in London and traveling to the Yale Center for British Art and the Huntington Art Gallery, provides a new look at the visual side of a movement that is more generally known for its literary production. It traces the artists' development over several decades and assesses their contribution to modernism. Catalogue entries on two hundred works, all illustrated in color, bring out the chief characteristics of Bloomsbury painting--domestic, contemplative, sensuous, and essentially pacific. These are seen in landscapes, portraits, and still lifes set in London, Sussex, and the South of France, as well as in the abstract painting and applied art that placed these artists at the forefront of the avant-garde before the First World War. Portraits of family and friends--from Virginia Woolf and Maynard Keynes to Aldous Huxley and Edith Sitwell--highlight the cultural and social setting of the group. Essays by leading scholars provide further insights into the works and the changing critical reaction to them, exploring friendships and relationships both within and outside of Bloomsbury, as well as the movement's wider social, economic, and political background." -- Publisher's website
Notes on Virginia's childhood : a memoir by Vanessa Bell( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
El arte de tirar el tarot by Vanessa Bell( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Omega cuts : woodcuts and linocuts by artists associated with the Omega Workshops and the Hogarth Press by Jeremy Greenwood( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Letters of Vanessa Bell by Vanessa Bell( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Flush : a biography by Virginia Woolf( Book )
9 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and French and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The story of Elizabeth Barret Browning's cocker spaniel, Flush
Bloomsbury needlepoint : with charts of designs by Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell & Roger Fry by Melinda Coss( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Le journal de Hyde Park Gate by Virginia Woolf( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Ce journal datant de 1891, 1892 et 1895, trouvé au département des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque nationale de Londres, se présente comme la chronique de la vie d'une famille, celle des Stephen, nom de jeune fille de Virginia Woolf. Celle-ci, jusqu'à l'âge de 14 ans, sa soeur et son frère, y racontent dans un style élaboré et avec humour leur quotidien sur fond de bourgeoisie victorienne
Vanessa Bell, 1879-1961 : a retrospective exhibition, April 18-May 24, 1980, in association with Anthony d'Offay, ltd. by Vanessa Bell( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Duncan Grant & Vanessa Bell : design and decoration, 1910-1960 : Wednesday 23 October to Friday 22 November 1991 by Duncan Grant( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Bloomsbury ceramics by Abigail Willis( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell : Design and decoration 1910-1960 by Richard Shone( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Vanessa Bell, 1879-1961 : a retrospective exhibition, April 18-May 24, 1980 by Richard Shone( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The selected letters of Vanessa Bell by Vanessa Bell( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Original woodcuts by various artists by Omega Workshops( Book )
1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
London Group : retrospective exhibition, MCMXXVIII by London Group( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bell, Vanessa S. 1879-1961
Bell, Vanessa Stephen.
Bell, Vanessa Stephen 1879-1961
Stephen, Miss Vanessa
Stephen, Vanessa
Stephen, Vanessa 1879-1961
Vanessa Bell
Languages
English (190)
Spanish (9)
French (3)
Japanese (2)
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