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Lytton Strachey

Lytton StracheyAKA Giles Lytton Strachey

Born: 1-Mar-1880
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 21-Jan-1932
Location of death: Hungerford, Berkshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Author, Critic

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Eminent Victorians


[1] Michael Holroyd, Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography.

Father: Sir Richard Strachey (engineer, b. 1817, d. 1908)
Mother: Jane Strachey
Sister: Dorothy Strachey (novelist, b. 1865/66, d. 1960)

    University: University of Liverpool
    University: Trinity College, Cambridge University (studied 1899-1903)

Author of books:
Landmarks in French Literature (1912, criticism)
Eminent Victorians (1918)
Queen Victoria (1921, biography)
Books and Characters (1922)
Elizabeth and Essex: A Tragic History (1928)
Portraits in Miniature and Other Essays (1931)
Ermyntrude and Esmeralda (1969)
Lytton Strachey by Himself: A Self Portrait (1971, memoir)
The Really Interesting Question and Other Papers (1972)
The Letters of Lytton Strachey (2005, letters)



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