Sacheverell Sitwell

Standard Name: Sitwell, Sacheverell


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Family and Intimate relationships Edith Sitwell
Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell were both introduced to the world of the imagination by Edith, and considered their elder sister as a mentor. Later, the three of them became what Osbert termed a closed corporation...
Friends, Associates Nina Hamnett
She took up old friendships, making visits out of wartime London to Sophie Gaudier-Brzeska in Gloucestershire and Roger Fry at Guildford (where Lady Strachey led the party in evening literary games). She breakfasted regularly with...
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
VT strengthened her bonds with Osbert , Edith , and Sacheverell Sitwell , and formed others with Peggy Guggenheim , Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen), François Mitterand , and Cecil Beaton .
Jullian, Philippe et al. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton.
124-5, 135
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
Around the same period she began friendships with, among others, Edith , Osbert , and Sacheverell Sitwell , Rebecca West , and Nancy Cunard . She writes in her memoir of the scintilliating Sitwell triumverate...
Friends, Associates Aldous Huxley
Those friends of Aldous whom his wife Maria referred to as the brilliant ones,
Bedford, Sybille. Aldous Huxley. Knopf; Harper & Row.
and found intimidatingly intellectual, included T. S. Eliot , Osbert , Edith , and Sacheverell Sitwell , various members...
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
By the time of the move to Tavistock Square, VW began to socialize more than she had in years. She circulated with Bloomsbury familiars and (re)acquainted herself with Rebecca West , Rose Macaulay ,...
Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
During the 1920s she came to count the Sitwells among her close friends. She once sent a laurel crown to Edith Sitwell , and she attended the first performance of Façade at the Aeolian Hall
Friends, Associates Ada Leverson
Her pleasure in European travel included spending time with young friends: Harold Acton , Ronald Firbank , the Sitwellbrothers , and the young composer William Walton .
Speedie, Julie. Wonderful Sphinx: The Biography of Ada Leverson. Virago.
Wyndham, Violet. The Sphinx and Her Circle: A Biographical Sketch of Ada Leverson 1862-1933. A. Deutsch.
Reception Edith Sitwell
The National Portrait Gallery in London held an exhibition of works on ES and her twobrothers , which more than 30,000 people attended.
British Library Catalogue.
Residence Susan Hill
SH loved Scarborough, which she calls a dramatic town, both scenically and climatically.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
During her childhood she enjoyed visiting the Scarborough home of the SitwellOsbert SitwellSacheverell Sitwell s; the family of poets and artists left...
Textual Production Edith Sitwell
With her brothersSacheverell Sitwell , ES edited a Fifth Cycle of her poetry anthology, Wheels.
Fifoot, Richard. A Bibliography of Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. Rupert Hart-Davis.
Textual Production Edith Sitwell
ES and her brothersSacheverell Sitwell issued a Sixth and final Cycle of their poetry anthology, Wheels.
Fifoot, Richard. A Bibliography of Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. Rupert Hart-Davis.
Textual Production Rebecca West
Other books in the series included Stephen Leacock on Mark Twain and Sacheverell Sitwell on Mozart .
Orel, Harold. The Literary Achievement of Rebecca West. Macmillan.
Textual Production Aldous Huxley
Between 1921 and 1929 AH published fifteen works: novels, collections of short stories, works of non-fiction, and books of poetry.
Parker, Peter, editor. A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers. Oxford University Press.
He also published poems in Wheels, the experimental poetry series edited by Edith Sitwell
Textual Production Q. D. Leavis
This suggests that QDL had some part in F. R. Leavis's domination of the teaching of English at Cambridge (through ideas linked to the schools of Practical Criticism and New Criticism), with his published works...


1794-1802: With engravings by N. Heideloff, the Gallery...

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With engravings by N. Heideloff , the Gallery of Fashion appeared monthly, featuring hand-coloured aquatints of current fashions.


Cunard, Nancy. “Seven Poems”. Wheels, edited by Osbert Sitwell and Sacheverell Sitwell, Longmans, Green, 1916.
Sitwell, Edith et al., editors. Wheels. B. H. Blackwell, 1921.