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  • From September, 500 out-of-print titles from authors such as Clark, the outspoken Conservative minister, the Labour politician and biographer Roy Jenkins, Booker prizewinner Bernice Rubens and poet and critic Edith Sitwell will be available globally via a new online service to be called Bloomsbury Reader.

    Bloomsbury brings Edith Sitwell to the ebook

  • Dame Edith Sitwell: soon to be available on e-reader devices.

    Bloomsbury brings Edith Sitwell to the ebook

  • His recitation of Dame Edith Sitwell's poetry about eternally beautiful Ganymede singing and drinking, and cowbells "drowned in waiters dreams," made the evening's sublime bullshit perfectly complete.

    Laurence Vittes: A Naked Soprano At The Maribor Festival: Classical Music Breaking Free

  • Low point: Conducting Walton's Façade, with the former Australian PM and his wife reciting Edith Sitwell poems over the music.

    Portrait of the artist: Carl Davis, composer and conductor

  • Evelyn Waugh gave Edith Sitwell a pocket air-raid siren, which she would set off when people asked her whether free verse is more truly poetic than rhymed.

    Do I Hear an Alarm, or is Someone Reciting Free Verse?

  • As rendered by Edith Sitwell: Virginia Woolf had a moonlit transparent beauty.

    2010 January 07 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Her face was like a formal portrait of Edith Sitwell, but when I mentioned this my staff just stared at me.


  • According to Barnes, Yeats also pruned poems by Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), Kipling, and Edith Sitwell (1887-1964) in the final preparation of this broadcast.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • From the early 1900s, when she first arrived in Paris, until her death in 1946, she reigned at the center of a flourishing Parisian salon whose guests included Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, Edith Sitwell and Harold Acton, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thornton Wilder, and scores of other writers, artists, and musicians.

    Gertrude Stein.

  • She already knew the aristocratic siblings, Osbert, Sacheverell and Edith Sitwell (as well as their protégé, the impecunious composer William Walton).

    Ada Leverson.


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