Definition of Bloomsbury in English:

Bloomsbury

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Pronunciation: /ˈbluːmzb(ə)ri
 
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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 there.
1.1 [as modifier] Associated with or similar to the Bloomsbury Group: a Bloomsbury artist
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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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