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A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury: The Life and Times of Samuel Koteliansky
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A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury: The Life and Times of Samuel Koteliansky (Hardback)

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A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury looks at the remarkable life and influence that an outsider had on the tightly knit circle of Britain's cultural elite. Among Koteliansky's friends were Katherine Mansfield, Leonard and Virginia Woolf - for whose Hogarth Press he translated many Russian classics - Mark Gertler, Lady Ottoline Morrell, H.G. Wells, and Dilys Powell. But it was his close and turbulent friendship with D.H. Lawrence, with whom he had copious correspondence, that proved to be Koteliansky's lasting legacy. In a lively and vibrant narrative, Galya Diment shows how, despite Kot's determination, he could never shake off the dark aspects of his past or overcome the streak of anti-Semitism that ran through British society and could be found in many of his famous literary friends. A stirring account of the early-twentieth century, Jewish emigre life, and English and Russian letters, A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury casts new light - and shadows - on the giants of English modernism.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: literaryEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligious groups: social & cultural aspectsJewish studiesReference & Research Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press Publication Date: 17/10/2011 ISBN-13: 9780773538993  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Galya Diment is chair and professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Washington, Seattle.

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