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Edith Sitwell

English Eccentrics by Edith Sitwell

Reviewed by Diana Birchall.

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Non-fiction: Biography

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Edith Sitwell

“I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of catfish.”
― Edith Sitwell

Thoughts

What is poetry?

The boring definition is “a literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm.” 355 more words

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I. INNER RESOLVE

« I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it. » ― Maya Angelou… 998 more words

IN OTHERS' WORDS

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”
― Edith Sitwell

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