Standard Name: Sackville-West, Vita
Birth Name: Victoria Mary Sackville-West
Self-constructed Name: Vita Sackville-West
Self-constructed Name: V. Sackville-West
Married Name: Victoria Mary Nicolson
Self-constructed Name: Julian Sackville-West
Self-constructed Name: David Sackville-West
Styled: the Honourable Victoria Mary Sackville-West
The Land and The Garden, create classically-descended georgic from the traditional labour of the Kentish countryside, and the related art of gardening. Many novels (some she called pot-boilers) use conventional style to delineate upper-class society, but she also made forays (first inspired by ) into the experimental. She wrote history, biography, travel books, diaries, and letters. She was a popular and productive journalist, both in print and on the radio, whose topics included literature, gardening, and the status of women (though she refused the label of feminist). Her gardening writings and her actual gardens remain her best-known works. Her masterpiece, the Sissinghurst gardens, are the most-visited in Britain.wrote prolifically and almost obsessively from her childhood in the early twentieth century. She began with poems, plays, and fiction about her family's romantic links to English history. As an adult she used these genres to describe or transform her own complicated love-life: lesbian relationships, triangular relationships, love between masculine women and feminine men. Her best-known poems,
Sackville-West, Vita. A Note of Explanation. Royal Collection Trust, 2017.
Meynell, Alice. Alice Meynell: Prose and Poetry. Editors Page, Frederick and Vita Sackville-West, Jonathon Cape, 1947.
Sackville-West, Vita. All Passion Spent. Hogarth Press, 1931.
Sackville-West, Vita. Andrew Marvell. Faber and Faber, 1929.
Sackville-West, Vita, and Harold Nicolson. Another World Than This. Michael Joseph, 1945.
Sackville-West, Vita. Aphra Behn: The Incomparable Astrea. Gerald Howe, 1927.
Sackville-West, Vita. Challenge. George H. Doran, 1923.
Sackville-West, Vita. Collected Poems. Hogarth Press, 1933.
Sackville-West, Vita. Constantinople: Eight Poems. Privately printed, Complete Press, 1915.
Sackville-West, Vita. Country Notes in Wartime. Hogarth Press, 1940.
Sackville-West, Vita. Daughter of France. Michael Joseph, 1959.
Sackville-West, Vita. Dearest Andrew. Editor MacKnight, Nancy, Michael Joseph, 1979.
Sackville-West, Vita. Devil at Westease. Doubleday, 1947.
Rilke, Rainer Maria. Duineser Elegien: Elegies from the Castle of Duino. Translators Sackville-West, Vita and Edward Sackville-West, Hogarth Press, 1931.
Sackville-West, Vita. English Country Houses. Collins, 1941.
Sackville-West, Vita, and Laelia Goehr. Faces. Harvill Press, 1961.
Sackville-West, Vita. Family History. Hogarth Press, 1932.
Nicolson, Nigel, and Vita Sackville-West. “Foreword”. Challenge, Collins, 1974, pp. 7-11.
Sackville-West, Vita. Grand Canyon. Michael Joseph, 1942.
Sackville-West, Vita. Grey Wethers. Heinemann, 1923.
Sackville-West, Vita. Heritage. W. Collins Sons, 1919.
Sackville-West, Vita. In Your Garden. Michael Joseph, 1951.
Sackville-West, Vita. In Your Garden Again. Michael Joseph, 1953.
Meynell, Alice. “Introduction”. Alice Meynell: Prose and Poetry, edited by Vita Sackville-West et al., Jonathon Cape, 1947, pp. 7-26.
Sackville-West, Vita, and Ling Shuhua. “Introduction”. Ancient Melodies, Hogarth Press, 1953, pp. 7-10.