Definition of Lytton Strachey from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Lytton Strachey

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(1880-1932) an English writer and one of the most famous members of the Bloomsbury Group. He was noted for his intelligent humour, and for creating a new style of biography (= books about people's lives) full of amusing remarks and without too much respect for the subject of the book. His best-known work is Eminent Victorians. He also wrote about Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria.