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Among the Bohemians
Among the Bohemians Experiments in Living, 1900-1939 By Nicholson, Virginia (Book - 2004? ) 942.082 N628a 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:They were often drunk and broke, sometimes hungry, but they were of a rebellious spirit. Inhabiting the same England with Philistines and Puritans, this parallel minority of moral pioneers lived in a world of faulty fireplaces, bounced checks, blocked drains, whooping cough, and incontinent cats. They were the bohemians.

The Bolter
The Bolter By Osborne, Frances (Book - 2009 ) B-Sa1475o 2009 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 14 copies

Annotation:The story of the wild, beautiful, fearless Idina Sackville, descendant of one of England's oldest families, who went off to Kenya in search of adventure and became known as the high priestess of the scandalous Happy Valley Set .

Sissinghurst: Vita Sackville-West And The Creation Of A Garden
Sissinghurst: Vita Sackville-West And The Creation Of A Garden By Sackville-West, Vita (Book - 20141104 ) ON ORDER On order Availability details

Annotation:From 1946 to 1957, Vita Sackville-West, the British poet, bestselling author of All Passion Spent and maker of Sissinghurst, wrote a weekly column in the Observer depicting her life at Sissinghurst, showing her to be one of the most visionary horticulturalists of the twentieth-century. With wonderful additions by Sarah Raven, a famous British gardener in her own right who is married to Vita's grandson Adam Nicolson, Sissinghurst draws on this extraordinary archive, revealing Vita's most loved flowers, as well as offering practical advice for gardeners.

Portrait of A Marriage
Portrait of A Marriage (DVD - 2006 ) DVD Drama PORTRAIT All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Based on the true story of Vita Sackville-West's tortured, public affair with novelist Violet Keppel. Though Vita and her husband, diplomat Harold Nicolson, knowingly cheated on each other throughout their 50-year marriage, it was her liaison with her childhood friend Violet that threatened the marriage.

All Passion Spent
All Passion Spent By Sackville-West, V. (Book - 2011 ) FICTION SACKVILLE 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:It is here in this world of her own that she finds a passion that comes only with the freedom to choose, and it is this, her greatest gift, that she passes on to the only one who can understand its value.

The Hours
The Hours By Cunningham, Michael (Book - 2002 ) FICTION CUNNINGHA 2002b Available in some locations

Annotation:In a novel of love, family inheritance, and desperation, the author offers a fictional account of Virginia Woolf's last days and her friendship with a poet living in his mother's shadow.

Mrs. Dalloway
Mrs. Dalloway By Woolf, Virginia (Book - 1981 ) FICTION WOOLF Available in some locations

Annotation:Heralded as Virginia Woolf's greatest novel, this is a vivid portrait of a single day in a woman's life.

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding By Strachey, Julia Frances (Book - 2009 ) FICTION STRACHEY 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Dolly is getting ready to marry the wrong man. "She knew, as she looked round...that something remarkable and upsetting in her life was steadily going forward."

Women of Bloomsbury
Women of Bloomsbury Virginia, Vanessa, and Carrington By Caws, Mary Ann (Book - 1990 ) 942.142 C383w Available in some locations

Annotation:Painting pictures of Virginia Woolf, her sister Vanessa Bell and Dora Carrington, this book describes the female self in the act of creation.

The Bloomsbury Artists
The Bloomsbury Artists Prints and Book Design By Bradshaw, Tony (Book - 1999 ) 769.922 B812b 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:This volume catalogues the woodcuts, lithographs, etchings and other prints created by Vanessa Bell, Dora Carrington, Roger Fry and Duncan Grant with various colour and black and white reproductions.

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The Bloomsbury group included artists, writers, philosophers, and other intellectuals who met in homes and were quite influential. Who were they and what did they write? This is a good place to begin..


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