Bloomsbury Women: Distinct Figures in Life and Art

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Pavilion Books, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 158 pages
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First published in 1995, this gives new insight into the Bloomsbury group of writers and artists. The book traces the group from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the old age of its founders and the legacy that lives on. Illustrated throughout, this is a collection of portrait studies, decorative images, line drawings and photos.

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Continuing my quest of the art, writing and people of the Bloomsbury area. Read full review

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A clear, concise overview of Bloomsbury. A good range of plates illustrate the text. A useful, easy read. Read full review

About the author (1999)

Jan Marsh's first major book was a critical biography of the poet Edward Thomas, which foreshadowed many of the themes in "Back to the Land". Since then she has published the pioneering study "Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood" followed by biographies of "Dante Gabriel Rossetti" and "Christina Rossetti", together with books on women in English country houses and in the Bloomsbury movement. She has curated several exhibitions, including Pre-Raphaelite Women Artists, Black Victorians and Rossetti rerturns to Vasto (in Italy). Her next publication will be the collected Correspondence of Jane Morris, edited with Frank Sharp.Faber Finds is reissuing "Back to the Land", Dante Gabriel Rossetti and "Christina Rossetti.

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