After the Victorians : private conscience and public duty in modern Britain : essays in memory of John Clive / edited by Susan Pedersen and Peter Mandler

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Subjects: Social reformers--Great Britain
Social movements--Great Britain
Civic leaders--Great Britain
Intellectuals--Great Britain
Duty
Conscience
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: x, 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Notes on Contributors
Preface
Introduction: The British intelligentsia after the Victorians / Peter Mandler, Susan Pedersen 1
1. Henrietta Barnett (1851-1936): The (auto)biography of a late Victorian marriage / Seth Koven 31
2. G.A. Lefroy (1854-1919): A bishop in search of a church / Jeffrey Cox 55
3. Raymond Unwin (1863-1940): Designing for democracy in Edwardian England / Standish Meacham 79
4. Eleanor Rathbone (1872-1946): The Victorian family under the daughter's eye / Susan Pedersen 105
5. E.M. Forster (1879-1970): Connecting the prose and the passion in 1910 / Peter Stansky 127
6. Leonard Woolf (1880-1969): The conscience of a Bloomsbury socialist / F.M. Leventhal 149
7. J.M. Keynes (1883-1946): "The best of both worlds" / Peter Clarke 171
8. John Reith (1889-1971): Entrepreneur of collectivism / D.L. LeMahieu 189
9. J.B. Priestley (1894-1984): Englishness and the politics of nostalgia / Chris Waters 209
10. John Summerson (1904-1992): The architectural critic and the quest for the Modern / Peter Mandler 229
11. John Clive (1924-1990): TBM and John / Simon Schama 247
Index 261
Additional Authors: Clive, John Leonard, 1924-
Pedersen, Susan, 1959-
Mandler, Peter
Notes: LCCN: 93017693
ISBN: 0415070562 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction : the British intelligentsia after the Victorians / Peter Mandler and Susan Pedersen -- Henrietta Barnett (1851-1936) : the (auto)biography of a late Victorian marriage / Seth Koven -- G.A. Lefroy (1854-1919) : a bishop in search of a church / Jeffrey Cox -- Raymond Unwin (1863-1940) : designing for democracy in Edwardian England / Standish Meacham -- Eleanor Rathbone (1872-1946) : the Victorian family under the daughter's eye / Susan Pedersen -- E.M. Forster (1879-1970) : connecting the prose and the passion in 1910 / Peter Stansky -- Leonard Woolf (1880-1969) : the conscience of a Bloomsbury socialist / F.M. Leventhal -- J.M. Keynes (1883-1946) : "the best of both worlds" / Peter Clarke -- John Reith (1889-1971) : entrepreneur of collectivism / D.L. LeMahieu -- J.B. Priestley (1894-1984) : Englishness and the politics of nostalgia / Chris Waters -- John Summerson (1904-1992) : the architectural critic and the quest for the modern / Peter Mandler -- John Clive (1924-1990) : TBM and John / Simon Schama
OCLC Number: 28026848
ISBN/ISSN: 0415070562