had written these poems during her affair with Mary Campbell
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
consulted her husband, Harold Nicolson
, about the desirability of publishing them (on account of their lesbian element). He advised firmly...
Poems unpublished in 1983 include some about later love affairs. For Mary Campbell
produced sixteen sonnets, too outspokenly lesbian to be printable (except for three in King's Daughter), over a few days...