Thoby Stephen

Standard Name: Stephen, Thoby


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Education Roger Fry
At Cambridge, Fry became friends with Thoby Stephen , Clive Bell , and Leonard Woolf ; he later joined them and others as an original member of the Bloomsbury Group .
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
VW 's brother Thoby Stephen died of typhoid fever, aged twenty-six.
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia's elder brother, Thoby (1880-1906), was confident, talented, charming, and very important to her. At Trinity College, Cambridge , he developed a circle of friends who were to be the core of the Bloomsbury Group...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia Stephen flirted mildly with and received proposals from a number of men, all Cambridge contemporaries of her brother Thoby .
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Leonard Woolf was a close Cambridge friend of Virginia's brother Thoby Stephen and a member of the Apostles . A Jew, with family roots in London and Amsterdam, he grew up in London, first...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
As when her brother Thoby died in 1906, Virginia became a source of strength during the family crisis, concentrating especially on the needs of her bereaved sister, Vanessa Bell .
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
Friends, Associates E. M. Forster
EMF went up to study at King's College , Cambridge . While there, he became a member of the Apostles, and met several future member of the Bloomsbury Group, including J. M. Keynes , Thoby Stephen
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
Thoby Stephen , VW 's brother, started Thursday Evenings at 46 Gordon Square, mainly so that he could keep in touch with his Cambridge University friends. These gatherings marked the beginning of what came...
Health Virginia Woolf
Years later, looking back, VW attached to this time a shift in her creative development, the sharpening of her sensations and thoughts. She met her brother Thoby at Paddington Station when he came to Julia's...
Textual Features Virginia Woolf
Hermione Lee sees VW 's first novel as about the death of childhood and the confused awakening of adult sexuality.
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
Julia Briggs writes: Death and love lie beneath the surface of life like monsters...
Textual Production Virginia Woolf
The Hogarth Press published VW 's third novel, Jacob's Room: both a literary experiment and an elegy, for Thoby and all the young men lost in the Great War, a protest against the...
Textual Production Virginia Woolf
A newspaper rejected this piece, but Thoby Stephen felt it showed that Virginia might be a bit of a genius.
Froula, Christine. Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Avant-Garde. Columbia University Press, 2005.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Virginia Woolf
Jacob's Room is often said to be the first of VW 's fictional recreations of her brother Thoby (the others being The Waves and A Sketch of the Past). Hermione Lee calls the work...
Travel Virginia Woolf
Virginia and Vanessa Stephen (later Woolf and Bell) and Violet Dickinson left England for Greece, where at Olympia on 13 September they met up with Thoby and Adrian Stephen .
Bishop, Edward. A Virginia Woolf Chronology. Macmillan, 1989.


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