Victoria Sackville-West, Baroness Sackville

Standard Name: Sackville, Victoria Sackville-West,,, Baroness
Used Form: Lady Sackville

Connections

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Dedications Vita Sackville-West
She dedicated the volume to her mother , although they had recently quarrelled: indeed, her mother rejected the poem which VSW had at first written to convey her dedication, with the result that the dedication...
Dedications Vita Sackville-West
VSW published her first collection of short stories, The Heir, dedicated to her mother : she had been amassing stories for it since June 1921.
Woolf, Virginia. The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Nicolson, Nigel and Joanne TrautmannEditors , Hogarth Press, 1980.
2: 544n3
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
124, 117
Family and Intimate relationships Vita Sackville-West
VSW 's mother, born Victoria Sackville-West , was the illegitimate daughter of Lionel Sackville-West (later the second Lord Sackville) and Pepita (Josefa Durán) , a Spanish dancer. This unmarried couple lived under assumed names in...
Family and Intimate relationships Enid Bagnold
According to her biographer Anne Sebba , the match was engineered by Lady Sackville , Vita Sackville-West 's mother.
Sebba, Anne. Enid Bagnold: The Authorized Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1986.
68
The couple honeymooned in Canada.
Sebba, Anne. Enid Bagnold: The Authorized Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1986.
76
They had four children together: a daughter born...
Family and Intimate relationships Vita Sackville-West
VSW 's parents separated and her mother left Knole House.
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
103
Nicolson, Nigel, and Vita Sackville-West. Portrait of a Marriage. Futura, 1974.
58
Literary responses Vita Sackville-West
This volume was well reviewed in The Observer and the Morning Post, though her husband warned VSW that reviewers were covering war poems only. Harold wrote of these poems: Oh my darling clever little...
Literary responses Vita Sackville-West
George Moore and Hugh Walpole both praised Heritage before publication; Walpole discerned the influence of Joseph Conrad and Emily Brontë .Again VSW 's mother weighed in as self-appointed publicist, and her husband envisaged for her...
Publishing Vita Sackville-West
She dedicated this book to her mother .
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
251
Its phenomenal sales, even before publication, provided Woolf with a grand chance for hyperbole: I've just bought the 6,000th copy of Family History—6000 sold before publication—my...
Reception Virginia Woolf
Orlando set a new level in VW 's public reputation. The usual polarization of reviews was represented by J. C. Squire in The Observer calling it a very pleasant trifle that would entertain the drawing-rooms...
Textual Features Violet Trefusis
The novel was written in English and is set in Spain. VT 's biographer Diana Souhami suggests that VT wrote herself into this piece as Cécile, an innocent young wife, Vita Sackville-West as both...
Textual Features Violet Trefusis
The novel details the literary and romantic triangles among writer Anne Lindell (a sketch to some extent inspired by VT herself), the former lover of aristocrat John Shorne (Sackville-West ), who is having an...
Textual Production Vita Sackville-West
The Hogarth Press published VSW 's Pepita, an account of hergrandmother the Spanish dancer, and also of her mother (one of Pepita's children born outside wedlock) and other relations.
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
289
Woolf, Virginia. The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Nicolson, Nigel and Joanne TrautmannEditors , Hogarth Press, 1980.
6: 175n2
Wealth and Poverty Vita Sackville-West
VSW 's mother, Lady Sackville died, leaving Vita an income of £5,000 a year.
Glendinning, Victoria. Vita. Penguin, 1984.
282-3

Timeline

9 February 1918
Lady Sackville (mother of Vita Sackville-West ) noted in her diary that there had been no meat for more than two weeks in the shops at Sevenoaks in Kent.