Queer Bloomsbury
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Queer Bloomsbury

Brenda S. Helt, Madelyn Detloff, Brenda S. Helt, Madelyn Detloff

  1. 288 pages
  2. English
  3. PDF
  4. Available on iOS & Android
eBook - PDF

Queer Bloomsbury

Brenda S. Helt, Madelyn Detloff, Brenda S. Helt, Madelyn Detloff

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About This Book

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.

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Table of contents

  1. Contents
  2. List of Images
  3. Acknowledgements
  4. List of Contributors
  5. Introduction
  6. Part One: Ground-Breaking Essays
  7. Introduction to Carolyn Heilbrun’s ‘The Bloomsbury Group’, 1968
  8. The Bloomsbury Group
  9. Bloomsbury Bashing: Homophobia and the Politics of Criticism in the Eighties
  10. Camp Sites: Forster and the Biographies of Queer Bloomsbury
  11. Redecorating the International Economy: Keynes, Grant and the Queering of Bretton Woods
  12. Passionate Debates on ‘Odious Subjects’: Bisexuality and Woolf’s Opposition to Theories of Androgyny and Sexual Identity
  13. Part Two: New Essays
  14. The Bloomsbury Love Triangle
  15. Duncan Grant and Charleston’s Queer Arcadia
  16. Nailed: Lytton Strachey’s Jesus Camp
  17. ‘[T]here were so many things I wanted to do & didn’t’: The Queer Potential of Carrington’s Life and Art
  18. Making Sense of Wittgenstein’s Bloomsbury and Bloomsbury’s Wittgenstein
  19. Deviant Desires and the Queering of Leonard Woolf
  20. Clive Bell, ‘a fathead and a voluptuary’: Conscientious Objection and British Masculinity
  21. ‘I didn’t know there could be such writing’: The Aesthetic Intimacy of E. M. Forster and T. E. Lawrence
  22. Virginia Woolf’s Queer Time and Place: Wartime London and a World Aslant
  23. Index