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Vita Sackville-West : selected writings

Author: V Sackville-West; Mary Ann Caws
Publisher: New York ; Palgrave, 2002.
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A collection of writings by the seminal modernist includes poetry, essays, travel narratives, a dream notebook, journal entries, and excerpts from her novels.
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Named Person: V Sackville-West; V Sackville-West
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V Sackville-West; Mary Ann Caws
ISBN: 031223760X 9780312237608
OCLC Number: 49205106
Description: xiv, 370 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Nigel Nicolson --
Diaries --
Selections from Victoria Sackville-West Diaries, 1902-1905 and 1922 --
Selections from Vita Sackville-West Diaries, 1907-1929 --
Memoirs and Dreams --
Beginnings --
Thirty Clocks Strike the Hour --
Vita's Dream Book --
Letters (1920 1927) --
Family Letters: From Their Sons --
Vita and Harold --
Vita and Virginia --
Travel Writing --
Italian Journey with Dorothy Wellesley (1921) --
Selections from Passenger to Teheran (1926) --
Selections from Twelve Days (1928) --
Journal of Travel to France with Virginia Woolf (1928) --
Lecture Travel Diary (January to March 1933) --
Critical Writing --
Lecture on Modern English Poetry (1928) --
From Andrew Marvell (1929) --
A Note on Thieves' Cant (1947) --
House, Gardening, and Nature --
From Knole and the Sackvilles (1922, 1947) --
From Country Notes (1939-40) --
From A Joy of Gardening (1958) --
Stories --
"The Engagement" (1930) --
"The Poet" (1930) --
"The Poetry Reading" --
Novels --
From Challenge (1924) --
Seducers in Ecuador (1924) --
From All Passion Spent (1931) --
Poems --
Travel Poems --
"The Muezzin" (Constantinople, 1913) --
"A Bowl of Blue Beads" (1928) --
"Persia" (1928) --
"Nostalgia" (1932) --
"Palmyra" (1927) --
"Storm in the Mountains" (Savoy, 1929) --
"Middleton Place, South Carolina" (1933) --
Other Poems --
"Winter Afternoon" --
"The Intellectual to His Puppy" --
"The Puppy to His New Owner" --
"In Memoriam: Virginia Woolf" --
Poems of House, Land, and Seasons --
"Sissinghurst" (1930) --
"Autumn" from The Garden (1946).
Responsibility: edited by Mary Ann Caws ; [foreword by Nigel Nicolson].

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This volume collects a wide variety of Vita Sackville-West's works, over half of which, including her travel notebooks, her diaries, some short stories, and her intimate dream notebook, have never  Read more...

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'This lightly annotated volume of selected writings...is intended to acquaint the contemporary reader with the range of Sackville-West's literary talents.' - Publishers Weekly '...a complex and Read more...

 
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