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Edith Sitwell

Edith SitwellAKA Edith Louisa Sitwell

Born: 7-Sep-1887
Birthplace: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Died: 9-Dec-1964
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Fašade

Father: Sir George Sitwell, 4th Baronet
Mother: Lady Ida Sitwell (socialite)
Brother: Sir Osbert Sitwell (poet, b. 6-Dec-1892, d. 4-May-1969)
Brother: Sacheverell Sitwell (critic, b. 15-Nov-1897, d. 1-Oct-1988)

    Dame of the British Empire 1954
    Converted to Catholicism 1955

Author of books:
The Mother and Other Poems (1915, poetry)
Clowns' Houses (1918, poetry)
Bucolic Comedies (1923, poetry)
Fašade (1923, poetry)
The Sleeping Beauty (1924, poetry)
Gold Coast Customs (1929, poetry)
Collected Poems (1930, poetry)
Alexander Pope (1930, biography)
Bath (1932)
The English Eccentrics (1933)
I Live Under a Black Sun (1937, novel)
Street Songs (1942, poetry)
A Poet's Notebook (1943)
Green Song (1944, poetry)
Song of the Cold (1945, poetry)
Fanfare for Elizabeth (1946)
A Notebook on William Shakespeare (1948)
The Canticle of the Rose (1949)
Gardeners and Astronomers (1953, poetry)
The Outcasts (1962, poetry)
The Queens and the Hive (1962)
Taken Care Of (1965, memoir)
Selected Letters (1970, letters)



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