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Title Queer Bloomsbury / edited by Brenda Helt and Madelyn Detloff
Published Edinburgh, Scotland : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 298 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to Carolyn Heilbrun's 'The Bloomsbury group', 1968 / Brenda R. Silver -- The Bloomsbury group / Carolyn G. Heilbrun -- Bloomsbury bashing : homophobia and the politics of criticism in the eighties / Christopher Reed -- Camp sites : Forster and the biographies of queer Bloomsbury / George Piggford -- Redecorating the international economy : Keynes, Grant and the queering of Bretton Woods / Bill Maurer -- Passionate debates on 'odious subjects' : bisexuality and Woolf's opposition to theories of androgyny and sexual identity / Brenda Helt -- The Bloomsbury love triangle / Regina Marler -- Duncan Grant and Charleston's queer Arcadia / Darren Clarke -- Nailed : Lytton Strachey's Jesus camp / Todd Avery -- '(T)here were so many things I wanted to do & didn't' : the queer potential of Carrington's life and art / Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina -- Making sense of Wittgenstein's Bloomsbury and Bloomsbury's Wittgenstein / Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr and Madelyn Detloff -- Deviant desires and the queering of Leonard Woolf / Elyse Blankley -- Clive Bell, 'a fathead and a voluptuary' : conscientious objection and British masculinity / Mark Hussey -- 'I didn't know there could be such writing' : the aesthetic intimacy of E.M. Forster and T.E. Lawrence / Jodie Medd -- Virginia Woolf's queer time and place : wartime London and a world aslant / Kimberly Engdahl Coates
Summary The first collection to bring together contemporary and classic writings on queer BloomsburyThis anthology presents important early essays that laid the foundation for queer studies of the Bloomsbury Group together with new essays that build upon this foundation to provide ground-breaking work on Bloomsbury figures and cultural achievements. As a whole, Queer Bloomsbury stands alone as a wide-ranging and critical resource that traces the cultural, ideological, and aesthetic facets of Bloomsbury's development as a queer intellectual and aesthetic subculture. Key FeaturesFifteen wide-ranging re
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bloomsbury group.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Gay authors -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century.
Homosexuality and literature -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century.
Homosexuality in literature.
Sexual orientation in literature.
Bloomsbury (London, England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Detloff, Madelyn, 1965- editor
Helt, Brenda, editor
ISBN 1474401708
1474401716 (electronic bk.)
1474401724 (epub)
9781474401715 (electronic bk.)
9781474401722 (epub)