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The shorter Strachey

by Giles Lytton Strachey

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and introduced by Michael Holroyd and Paul Levy.
ContributionsHolroyd, Michael., Levy, Paul, 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6037.T73 A6 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4421449M
ISBN 100192122118, 0192812858
LC Control Number79025833

Primary Sources Lytton Strachey. Lytton Strachey, the eighth of the ten surviving children of Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Strachey (–) and his wife, Jane Grant Strachey (–), was born at Stowey House, Clapham Common, on 1st March Amongst his brother and sisters were James Strachey, Oliver Strachey and Philippa Strachey.. He was educated at Abbotsholme (–4. Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography is a book-length biography of Lytton Strachey by Michael Holroyd, The edition also truncated his commentary on Strachey's work, including shorter treatments of each individual book and a new overview of Strachey's Eminent Victorians where there had previously been chapter analyses.

Cardinal Manning * Florence Nightingale * Thomas Arnold * General Gordon Lytton Strachey's biographical essays on four 'eminent Victorians' dropped a depth-charge on Victorian England when the book was published in It ushered in the modern biography and raised the genre to the level of high literary art. Lytton Strachey approached his subjects with scepticism rather than reverence, and /5(14). The Donald Strachey book series by Richard Stevenson & R. Stevenson includes books Death Trick, On the Other Hand, Death, Ice Blues, and several more. See the complete Donald Strachey series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

2 Extracts and paraphrases appear in Vol. I of Michael Holroyd's Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography (London: Heinemann, ), pp. An abridged version of the Introduction is available in The Shorter Strachey, selected and introduced by Michael Holroyd and Paul Levy (New York: Oxford University Press, ).   I’d prefer to have met Strachey’s work first in this book rather than in Eminent Victorians (). Then the best would have been still to come. As it was, I first read Eminent Victorians, then sought out more of his work and was ia () is dull, Elizabeth and Essex () duller.. The Shorter Strachey is much better than those two.


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The shorter Strachey. [Lytton Strachey; Michael Holroyd; Paul Levy] Lytton Strachey; Lytton Strachey: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lytton Strachey; Michael Holroyd; Paul Levy. Find more information about: ISBN: Giles Lytton Strachey (/ ˈ dʒ aɪ l z ˈ l ɪ t ən ˈ s t r eɪ tʃ i /; 1 March – 21 January ) was an English writer and critic.

A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit.

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Lytton Strachey’s most popular book is Eminent Victorians. The Shorter Strachey (ed. Michael Holroyd and Paul Levy, ) The Letters of Lytton Strachey (ed.

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"Sunday Times" Nov. His other posthumously published books include The Collected Works of Lytton Strachey (), Ermyntrude and Esmeralda (), Lytton Strachey by Himself (), and The Shorter Strachey ().

In assessing his achievements biographer Leon Edel noted: "What Strachey understood, for all his abrasiveness, was the principle of human volatility /5(50). ELIZABETH AND ESSEX is not simply a book about history: it is a romance which ends in tragedy.

When it was first published, ELIZABETH AND ESSEX was a provocative book, which divided opinion, because of the way in which the author, Lytton Strachey, blended historical fact with speculation about the inner lives and feelings of the characters/5(54).

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THE SHORTER STRACHEY. Strachey, Giles Lytton (edited by Michael Holroyd and Paul Levy). Donald Strachey, a gay private investigator, and Timothy Calahan, a legislative aide for a New York state senator, in Albany, New York: Death Trick (Dona Author: Richard Stevenson.

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I’d prefer to have met Strachey’s work first in this book rather than in Eminent Victorians (). Then the best would have been still to come. As it was, I first read Eminent Victorians, then sought out more of his work and was ia () is dull, Elizabeth and Essex () duller.

The Shorter Strachey is much better than those two. The edition was made shorter by removing much of the literary criticism.

LYTTON STRACHEY: THE NEW BIOGRAPHY iswords shorter than the original, but containsnew words. To read these or any of Strachey's shorter works — the best are collected in "Books and Characters" and "Portraits in Miniature" — is to discover a Strachey who is.

The Cause was Strachey's "best-known and most successful book" (ODNB) and was for many decades regarded as the classic account of the English women's movement.

"While acknowledging in a limited way the importance of the militants, it established a version of the suffrage movement that endorsed the views and celebrated the role of Millicent. His other posthumously published books include The Collected Works of Lytton Strachey (), Ermyntrude and Esmeralda (), Lytton Strachey by Himself (), and The Shorter Strachey ().

In assessing his achievements biographer Leon Edel noted: "What Strachey understood, for all his abrasiveness, was the principle of human volatility.

In Lytton Strachey was back in London living with his mother at 6 Belsize Park Gardens, Hampstead, where she had now the late autumn ofhowever, his brother Oliver and his friends Harry Norton, John Maynard Keynes and Saxon Sydney-Turner agreed to pay the rent on the Mill House at Tidmarsh, near Pangbourne, Berkshire.

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Woolf, Virginia; Lytton Strachey. Published by The Hogarth Press - Chatto and Windus () Used. First Edition Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting.

The Shorter Strachey (Lives and letters) Strachey, Lytton. Published by The Hogarth Press. If Strachey's book developed in part out of one age's response to another, A. N. Wilson's ''Eminent Victorians'' is a direct response to Strachey's. The novelist and Proust scholar, whose new book is “Find Me,” calls “Mrs.

Dalloway” an “overrated novel that I don’t find particularly gripping or interesting. I’m not even sure it.