Edith Sitwell

Collected Poems

originally published:
Boston : Houghton, Mifflin


  • Connolly 100(1930)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 9/7/1887
died: 12/9/1964
born as: Edith Sitwell

English poet who first gained fame for her stylistic artifices but who emerged during World War II as a poet of emotional depth and profoundly human concerns. She was equally famed for her formidable personality, Elizabethan dress, and eccentric opinions. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
She was the older sister of authors Osbert Sitwell and Sacheverell Sitwell.