Giles Lytton Strachey (/ ˈ dʒ aɪ l z ˈ l ɪ t ən ˈ s t r eɪ tʃ i /; 1 March 1880 – 21 January 1932) was an English writer and critic. A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians , he established a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence ...
- Giles Lytton Strachey, 1 March 1880, London, England
- 21 January 1932 (aged 51), Ham, Wiltshire, England
- Author, critic
Lytton Strachey was a leading figure of the Bloomsbury Group and a pioneer of modern biography writing. He criticized the Victorian era's biography style and wrote short, witty and influential Lives of the Artists, a series of books that influenced many artists and writers.
- The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica
Lytton Strachey. Crítico e biógrafo inglês nascido a 1 de março de 1880, em Londres, e falecido a 21 de janeiro de 1932, no Berkshire ( Inglaterra ). Estudou em Cambridge e viveu em Londres onde acabaria por se tornar uma das personagens mais proeminentes do Bloomsbury Group.
Lytton Strachey was a historian, literary critic, and Bloomsbury wit who defined English literary modernism with his ironic prose style and sense of rupture with the Victorian past. Learn about his life, works, and influence on modernism from this web page that covers his biography, bibliography, and legacy.
Eminent Victorians is a book by Lytton Strachey (one of the older members of the Bloomsbury Group ), first published in 1918, and consisting of biographies of four leading figures from the Victorian era. Its fame rests on the irreverence and wit Strachey brought to bear on three men and a woman who had, until then, been regarded as ...