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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English



  • England


  • Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of thy 1947 ed. published by Lyrebird Press, Monaco, in series: Contemporary British poets.

SeriesContemporary British poets.
LC ClassificationsPR6037.I8 Z549 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5421465M
ISBN 100841432708
LC Control Number73014922

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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.   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.