Lytton Strachey

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Standard Name: Strachey, Lytton
Used Form: (Giles) Lytton Strachey

Connections

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Cultural formation Dora Carrington
Here, Morrell and another guest, writer Aldous Huxley (who were both friends of and loyal to Carrington's admirer Mark Gertler ), confronted Carrington about her reluctance to give up her virginity. She described the episode...
Cultural formation Dora Carrington
DC was born into a middle-class family with primarily English roots, whose strict moral and religious codes she rejected in favour of a more socially relaxed or bohemian painting and writing life in London and...
death Dora Carrington
Distraught by the recent death of her dearest companion, Lytton Strachey , DC made a second suicide attempt. This time she shot herself, and died.
Hill, Jane, and Michael Holroyd. The Art of Dora Carrington. Herbert Press, 1994.
131-3
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Bussy
DB 's most famous brother was (Giles) Lytton Strachey (1880-1932), author and Bloomsbury Group member, whose works include Eminent Victorians (1918), Queen Victoria (1921), and Elizabeth and Essex (1928).
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
Carrington rejected the offer, and she and Gertler did not begin their physical affair until early 1917.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.
35, 52, 111
This was short-lived: their relationship ended shortly after 14 February 1918, when a furiously jealous...
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 Dora Carrington
Their friendship was at first somewhat shaky, but warmed considerably. Writing in her diary on 6 June 1918, Woolf described DC as such a bustling eager creature, so red & solid, & at the same...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Leonard had met Virginia and Vanessa in Thoby's rooms in 1901, and had fallen in love with Vanessa.
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File, 1995.
370
On 17 November 1904 he dined at 46 Gordon Square just before leaving to take up...
Family and Intimate relationships Julia Strachey
Lytton Strachey , one of Julia's uncles, was a hugely successful writer whose works include the revolutionary Eminent Victorians (1918).
Hussey, Mark. Virginia Woolf A to Z. Facts on File, 1995.
275
Julia was first introduced to the Stracheys' wide and distinguished social circles as a young girl.
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
Carrington's husband then moved in officially with Carrington and Lytton Strachey . Extramarital affairs of the parties to this unusual marriage had begun by March 1922, yet Carrington and Partridge remained married for the rest...
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
DC met her greatest love, the writer Lytton Strachey , during a three-day stay at Asheham, the Sussex home of Virginia (and Leonard) Woolf .
This was a year which in Virginia Woolf's life was...
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
Quite soon after this all her deepest concern became focussed on Lytton Strachey , who was dying painfully from undiagnosed stomach cancer.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.
292-3
She clung to his deathbed statement: Darling Carrington I love her. I...
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
As part of a suicide watch around Carrington organized by her friends, Virginia and Leonard Woolf visited her at Ham Spray on 10 March. Virginia later wrote in her diary: She burst into tears &...
Family and Intimate relationships Dora Carrington
Lytton Strachey , biographer and essayist, died of cancer at Ham Spray near Hungerford, Berkshire.
Bullock, Alan, Robert Bertram Woodings, and John Cummings, editors. Fontana Biographical Companion to Modern Thought. Collins, 1983.
733
Family and Intimate relationships Amabel Williams-Ellis
Amabel Strachey had a long roster of talented, accomplished relations by birth and marriage. Within her own generation her cousins or cousins by marriage included the writers Lytton Strachey , Ray Strachey , and Dorothy Bussy

Timeline

From early summer 1915
Garsington Manor, near Oxford, the home of Lady Ottoline and Philip Morrell , became a centre for many pacifists, conscientious objectors, and non-pacifist critics of the war.
1918
Two years after her best-known portrait of Lytton Strachey , Carrington (Dora Carrington) painted another portrait of him, sitting in a deck-chair in the garden at Tidmarsh Mill, where they lived.
5 February 2004
Frances Partridge , diarist, memoirist, and the longest-surviving member of the Bloomsbury group, died at the age of very nearly a hundred and four.