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Edith Sitwell.

Sitwell, Edith Dame

Edith Sitwell.

by Sitwell, Edith Dame

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Published by Vista Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe Pocket poets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6037.I8 A6 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5834636M
LC Control Number61033532
OCLC/WorldCa6727343

Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell's biography and life Sitwell was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, the only daughter of the eccentric Sir George Sitwell, 4th Baronet, of Renishaw Hall; he was an expert on genealogy and. In , Edith Sitwell was awarded a medal by the Royal Society of Literature. Honorary degrees from Oxford, Leeds, Durham, and Sheffield universities followed, and .

  British poet and critic on her meetings with Marilyn. Edith Sitwell was a British writer and critic who was named Dame Commander of the OBE. Her two younger brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell, were literary figures in their own right. The Sitwell family had aristocratic origins, but Edith had an unhappy home life and was closer to her governess than to her parents.

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Edith Sitwell was born in Yorkshire, England in Her collections of poetry include Green Song and Other Poems (), Variations on a Theme (), Façade (), The Wooden Pegasus (), and The Mother and Other Poems ().Sitwell’s early work was often experimental, creating melody, using striking conceits, new rhythms, and confusing private.

A member of a distinguished literary family, she was the daughter of Sir George Sitwell and the sister of Sir Osbert and Sir Sacheverell first book, The Mother and Other Poems, appeared in She began to attract attention by editing in an annual anthology, Wheels, in which she and her brothers led a spirited revolt against the prevailing poetry of the Georgians.

If Edith Sitwell was a pioneering modernist genius, as this definitive new biography suggests, her gift was not so much for poetry as for an outsider life well lived, writes Rachel Cooke. Edith Sitwell has 68 books on Goodreads with ratings. Edith Sitwell’s most popular book is The English Eccentrics.

The wonderful creation that was Dame Edith Sitwell, was born indaughter to Sir George and Lady Ida Sitwell. She grew up to be just under 6 foot tall, and was an unusual and aristocratic-looking woman.

As an adult, Edith was a successful poet and literary editor. Her flat in London was a major centre of literary life/5. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. In short, I love Edith Sitwell for her failures--and the fact is they make up the majority of the pages of this book.

Failures are great to examine, to turn this way and that in the light as artifacts from which to learn, and as keys to a past that included Edith Sitwell among the notable writers--and eccentrics--of the time.5/5(2).

Book by Edith Sitwell, 10 Copy quote. Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. It is no season in which to wander the world as if one were the wind blowing aimlessly along the streets without a place to rest, without food, and.

Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell DBE was born on 7 September in Scarborough in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Edith was the oldest child and only daughter of her wildly eccentric and unloving parents.

Her father, believing she had a spinal deformation, imposed upon her a ‘cure’ which involved locking her into an iron frame. In Edith began to publish her poetry, her. English Women (Writers' Britain) by Edith Sitwell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edith Sitwell () was born into an aristocratic family and, along with her brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell, had a significant impact on the artistic life of the 20s.

She encountered the work of the French symbolists, Rimbaud in particular, early. Collected Poems by Edith Sitwell pp, Duckworth Overlook, £ Shortly after the appearance of Edith Sitwell's first Collected Poems Author: Jeremy Noel-Todd. Edith Sitwell: Selected Letters by Edith Sitwell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edith Sitwell was born in Yorkshire, England in Her collections of poetry include Green Song and Other Poems (), Variations on a Theme (), Façade (), The Wooden Pegasus (), and The Mother and Other Poems ().

Sitwell’s early work was often experimental, creating melody. Dame Edith Sitwell was a British poet and critic and the eldest of the three literary Sitwells (three siblings who formed an identifiable literary and artistic clique around themselves in London in the period roughly to ).Brand: Agora Books.

Her autobiography, Taken Care Of: The Autobiography of Edith Sitwell, was published posthumously inand her Selected Letters:edited by John Lehmann and Derek Parker, saw the light in Since then, a new volume, The Selected Letters of Edith Sitwell, edited by Richard Greene, was first published in Buy The song of the cold: [poems] by Edith Sitwell, Dame online at Alibris.

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Edith Sitwell () was born into an aristocratic family and, along with her brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell, had a significant impact on the artistic life of the 20s. She encountered the work of the French symbolists, Rimbaud in particular, early in her writing life and became a champion of the modernist movement, editing six editions Author: Edith Sitwell.

Read the full-text online edition of The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell. Edith Sitwell A BOOK OF THE WINTER 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Vanguard Press Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket.

Rubbing along panel edges. Few small open tears Rating: % positive.Background. Edith Sitwell was born in Renishaw Hall; he was an expert on genealogy and landscaping.

[1] Her mother was the former Lady Ida Emily Augusta Denison, a daughter of the Earl of Londesborough and a granddaughter of Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of claimed a descent through female lines from the Plantagenets. Sitwell had two younger.

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