A Celebration for Edith Sitwell

  • 144 Pages
  • 1.19 MB
  • English

Books for Libraries Press , Freeport, N.Y
Statementedited by José García Villa.
SeriesEssay index reprint series
ContributionsSitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964., Villa, José García, ed.
LC ClassificationsPR6037.I8 Z55 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5282968M
ISBN 100836928407
LC Control Number72001320

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Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Edith Sitwell: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edith Sitwell; José García Villa. Find more information about: ISBN: 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 allusions.

Edith Louisa Sitwell was born in Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, the oldest child and only daughter of Sir George Sitwell, 4th Baronet, of Renishaw Hall; he was an expert on genealogy and landscaping.

Her mother was Lady Ida Emily Augusta (née Denison), a daughter of the Earl of Londesborough and a granddaughter of Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of : 7 SeptemberScarborough, North Yorkshire.

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OCLC Number: Description: pages 24 cm. Contents: A reminiscence, by Sir Osbert Sitwell. --Images in the poetic world of Edith Sitwell, by Stephen SpenderThe war poetry of Edith Sitwell, by Maurice BowraEdith Sitwell, by Frederic ProkoschThe recent prose and poetry of Edith Sitwell, by Horace GregoryThe latest poems of Edith Sitwell, by Jack Lindsay.

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.

Edith Sitwell was a legend of a woman. This is her account of several eccentric she encounter in her life, but perhaps she is the most eccentric of them all. Edith was quirky and fabulous, and this book is a celebration of people from all walks of life.

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