Ashton, Rosemary, 1947-

Victorian Bloomsbury / Rosemary Ashton. - New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2012. - 1 online resource (xiii, 380 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Preface and Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction: Surveying Bloomsbury""; ""1 Godlessness on Gower Street""; ""2 Steam Intellect: Diffusing Useful Knowledge""; ""3 Gower Street Again: Scandals and Schools""; ""4 Bloomsbury Medicine: Letting in the Light""; ""5 The British Museum, Panizzi, and the Whereabouts of Russell Square""; ""6 Towards the Millennium""; ""7 A �Quasi-Collegiate� Experiment in Gordon Square""; ""8 Educating Women""; ""9 Christian Brotherhood, Co-operation, and Working Men and Women""; ""10 Work and Play in Tavistock Place"" ""Epilogue""""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""

While Bloomsbury is now associated with Virginia Woolf and her early 20th century circle of writers and artists, the neighbourhood was originally the undisputed intellectual quarter of 19th century London. Ashton brings to life the educational medical, and social reformers who lived and worked in Victorian Bloomsbury.

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