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In Georgette Heyer’s novel Regency Buck, Mrs. Scattergood’s description of herself fits my first impression of Edith Sitwell (1887-1964) perfectly: “I am shockingly expensive, but you won’t mind that, I daresay. 2,454 more words


Cosmic Quote #82

“I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.”–Edith Sitwell

Unfortunately, there are all too many willing and able, not to plead stupidity, but to flat out flaunt it.  

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Quote of the Day

The poet accomplishes his design instinctively, but at the same time with knowledge. In him, knowledge has become instinct, and during the conception of the poem, knowledge works in him as if it were nature alone.

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Renishaw Hall is part of new Literary Trail

The Historic Houses Association – the HHA – has launched a new Literary Trail for 2017, which features Renishaw Hall and Gardens, home to the famous literary trio; Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. 398 more words


Poetry Archive

The project is to design a poetry archive to house Edith Sitwell’s collection of work. The building is proposed to metaphorically interpret Edith Sitwell’s work and life though the spatial atmosphere. 179 more words

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