Ancestral Voices, Cambridge Conversations
Two traditions, one literary and one discursive, fundamentally influenced the formation of the Memoir Club after the First World War had dispersed the old friends of Bloomsbury. The literary tradition is to be found in the members’ family histories of life-writing; the other very different discursive tradition came from a notable Cambridge University Society.
KeywordsAesthetic Experience Club Member Discussion Society National Biography Autobiographical Writing
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