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Julia Strachey published two novels and several pieces of short fiction during her lifetime, in the mid twentieth century. Frances Partridge writes in her introduction to Julia Strachey's memoir that when she died, "after a long life centred on her vocation as a writer, it was many years since anything by her had seen the light." Bibliographic Citation link. This memoir, featuring previously unpublished creative pieces, was issued posthumously. Julia Strachey's work was praised by such contemporaries as Virginia Woolf, but has received little critical attention, either initially or recently.
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August 1901 JS was born in Allahabad, India. Bibliographic Citation link.
September 1932 JS' first novel, Cheerful Weather for the Wedding, was published by Virginia and Leonard Woolf's Hogarth Press. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1979 JS died after an extended decline in health. Bibliographic Citation link.
1983 The memoir Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey, the combined work of herself and Frances Partridge, was published four years after the death of its subject. Bibliographic Citation link.
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