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Strachey

(Giles) Lytton. 1880--1932, English biographer and critic, best known for Eminent Victorians (1918) and Queen Victoria (1921)
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Lytton Strachey publico en 1918 el libro Emminent Victorians.
The Charleston Papers consist in the main of letters written to or by Clive and Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant which had accumulated in their home; the library houses Quentin Bell's photocopied set; letters from Roger Fry, Maynard Keynes, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, E.
I will argue that Strachey, for example, hinted at the presence of same-sex desire and various forms of gender unorthodoxy on the part of various 'eminent Victorians' as a way of 'queering' these men and women so as to deprive them of their previous status as icons of conventional morality.
Screenplay, Rice, Mary Henely Magill, from the novel by Julia Strachey.
Bu farw Lytton Strachey ym 1932, ac o ganlyniad, cymerodd Carrington ei bywyd ei hun gyda gwn.
Clements Library at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor--attempted to secure the personal and official documents of Sir Henry Strachey from the British diplomat's descendants.
He identifies several recent biographies that purport to explain a life by uncovering or exposing its secrets, such as Michael Holroyd's biography of Lytton Strachey, revealing Strachey's sexual history, followed by equally revelatory biographies by Nigel Nicholson of his parents, Harold Nicholson and Vita Sackville-West, and by Lyndall Gordon of Virgina Woolf, showing that many contemporary biographies follow a psychoanalytical model, peeling back the public layers of a personality to get at the childhood traumas and emotional pain under the surface.
Dada a polemica existente em relacao a utilizacao desses termos, o editor ingles James Strachey (3) defende sua opcao de traduzir Trieb por Instinct, baseando-se no argumento de que a palavra drive nao e a mais correta, por um motivo basico: na lingua inglesa nao e utilizada nesse sentido.
This is an English translation of the work, first published in 1955, that was carried out by psychoanalyst Strachey with the assistance of Anna Freud, the daughter of Sigmund and an important psychoanalytic figure in her own right.
Lawrence's novels the refugee-host tensions that drive Arthur Koestler's Scum of the Earth or the debunking biographies of Lytton Strachey Forster brings us refreshing insights.
But Sprott and Keynes, encouraged by their mutual friend Lytton Strachey, were still involved, and the triangle became increasingly trying for Lydia.
In 1952, one of the original team of scientists, Christopher Strachey, devised a quirky software programme by entering hundreds of romantic verbs and nouns into the new machine.