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The X Club 1864–92

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The nine men of the X Club and the approach and themes of the book are introduced. The members, in birth-order, were George Busk, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Herbert Spencer, John Tyndall, Thomas Henry ... More


The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Ruth Barton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This group biography of the X Club follows the nine members from their family and cultural roots, through their early friendships, to their intense lobbying campaigns in the 1860s, and on to their ... More


Introduction

Jerome Boyd Maunsell

in Portraits from Life: Modernist Novelists and Autobiography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198789369
eISBN:
9780191831232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789369.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter traces and opens up the themes that recur in the series of chapters which follow. With a brief discussion of a painting mentioned by Vasari in his Lives of the Painters—Parmigianino’s ... More


The Bloomsbury Love Triangle

Regina Marler

in Queer Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401692
eISBN:
9781474422123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401692.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this essay, Marler shows how queer connections and fluid identities served to foster more lasting bonds among the Bloomsberries, making lifelong loving and working partnerships possible where by ... More


Duncan Grant and Charleston’s Queer Arcadia

Darren Clarke

in Queer Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401692
eISBN:
9781474422123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401692.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charleston curator Darren Clarke provides a queer group biography in this discussion of the centrality of Charleston Farmhouse to the lives and working practice of the Bloomsbury artists Vanessa Bell ... More


Epilogue

Jerome Boyd Maunsell

in Portraits from Life: Modernist Novelists and Autobiography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198789369
eISBN:
9780191831232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789369.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Epilogue opens by discussing the composition of Viriginia Woolf’s unfinished fragment of autobiography, “Sketch of the Past” (1939–40). It analyzes some of Woolf’s theories in this text: above ... More


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