Definition of Bloomsbury in English:


Syllabification: Blooms·bur·y
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞omzbərē, -ˌberē
1An area of central London noted for its large squares and gardens and for its associations with the Bloomsbury Group. The British Museum is located here.
1.1 [as adjective] Associated with or similar to the Bloomsbury Group.
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  • This is highlighted by Woolf's description of the story's interlocutors who are modeled on a typical Bloomsbury circle of metropolitan artists and critics.
  • Woolf seems to have suspected that the Bloomsbury circle, despite its unorthodox views on representation, could not see beyond that fictionality.
  • This book gives only perfunctory treatment to the Bloomsbury circle, and less than perfunctory treatment to the fecund areas of British cinema, music, and theatre in this period.

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