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Poems of West and East

by Vita sackville-west

Victoria Mary Sackville-West, The Hon Lady Nicolson, best known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English author and poet. Her long narrative poem, The Land, won the Hawthornden Prize in 1927. She won it again, becoming the only writer to do so, in 1933 with her Collected Poems. She helped create her own gardens in Sissinghurst, Kent, which provide the backdrop to Sissinghurst Castle. She was famous for her exuberant aristocratic life, her strong marriage, and her passionate affair with novelist Virginia Woolf. Poems of West and East is a short collection of her early work, which was published in 1917.

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Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Lady Nicolson usually known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English author and garden designer.   She was a successful novelist, poet, and journalist, as well as a pr...

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