Bloomsbury Group. Madison Finlay, Nathan Wong, Brya Vowels and Jordan Rabold. Where. Central London 1907-1930 Meetings held at dinners and Gatherings In the houses of Clive and Vanessa Bell, prominent members . What it is:.
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Madison Finlay, Nathan Wong, Brya Vowels and Jordan Rabold
Central London 1907-1930
Meetings held at dinners and Gatherings
In the houses of Clive and Vanessa Bell, prominent members
It was a small informal group of intellectuals and artists who lived in Bloomsbury area
There were no rules and anyone could become a member
They were often accused of being snobby, wealthy elitists with no self-control who looked down upon the poor
Seen as atheists and unpatriotic
Their common text was the Principia Ethica by G.E Moore
Heavily influenced by Sigmund Freud
Had a non-critical assessment of homosexuality (supported gay rights, open relationships, and women’s rights) This made them get mocked in the media.
Important influence in the growing belief that one had the right to follow one’s passions
Liberal tendencies (obvi)
Many were leaders of anti-war movements and feminist movements, considered very modern
Informal hodge-podge of friends, their were no rules and anyone could become a member
One of their accomplished members was E. M Forster, a writer who spoke out against aspects of British Imperialism found in his book A passage to India
Members did not achieve their fame until much later in life.
Many of them met at Cambridge University