Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Vita Sackville-West by Mary Ann Caws

This volume provides a wide-ranging collection of the writing of noted Bloomsbury figure Vita Sackville-West. One of the most well-known lesbian authors of the 20th century, Sackville-West was a central figure among the Bloomsbury modernists and had a torrid love affair with Virginia Woolf. She wrote in an astounding variety of genres, including travel writing, poetry, fiction and essays, and is probably best known for her novels, "The Edwardians" and "All Passion Spent", and aristocratic writings about English country gardens. This book collects a wide variety of her works, over half of which, including her travel notebooks, her diaries, some short stories and her intimate dream notebook, have never been published.

Buy Vita Sackville-West by Mary Ann Caws from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781403963185
ISBN-10: 1403963185
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Vita Sackville-West by Mary Ann Caws

Book Reviews - Vita Sackville-West by Mary Ann Caws

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Vita Sackville-West book by Mary Ann Caws and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Author Biography - Mary Ann Caws

MARY ANN CAWS is a literary translator and one of the most important critics of the Bloomsbury circle, modernism, and surrealism. She is Distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature and Co-Director of the Henri Peyre French Institute, Graduate School, CUNY. She is a former president of the Modern Language Association. Her many books include Picasso's Weeping Woman: The Life and Art of Dora Maar, Bloomsbury and France: Art and Friends (with Sarah Bird Wright), and Manifesto: A Century of Isms.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.