Beth Carole Rosenberg Special Commissioned Essay on the Bloomsbury Group Other Modernists Studied With The Bloomsbury Group

Other Modernists Studied With The Bloomsbury Group

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

The first quarter of the twentieth century in England might very well be called the “Bloomsbury Era.” It is easy to perceive them as a tightly knit group of friends, isolated from other cultural movements and disinterested in what was happening around them. This was hardly the case. Writers and intellectuals of the period frequently crossed paths, some as tangential members of the Bloomsbury Group and others who interacted with the group for only a brief moment in time. Lady Ottoline Morrell, Dora Carrington, Vita Sackville-West, and Katherine Mansfield all had an important impact on some aspect of Bloomsbury. To gain a greater sense of how Bloomsbury interacted with, influenced, and was influenced by culture, it...

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