Sackville-West

/sak"vil west"/, n.
Dame Victoria Mary ("Vita"), 1892-1962, English poet and novelist (wife of Harold Nicolson).

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  • Sackville-West —   [ sækvɪl west], Victoria Mary (Vita), englische Schriftstellerin, * Knole Castle (County Kent) 9. 3. 1892, ✝ Sissinghurst Castle (County Kent) 2. 7. 1962; entstammte dem Hochadel; ab 1913 Ȋ mit H. Nicolson. Ihr als skandalös geltender… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sackville-West, V — ▪ British writer married name Victoria Mary Nicolson born March 9, 1892, Knole, Kent, Eng. died June 2, 1962, Sissinghurst Castle, Kent       English novelist and poet who wrote chiefly about the Kentish countryside, where she spent most of her… …   Universalium

  • Sackville-West — /sækvəl ˈwɛst/ (say sakvuhl west) noun Victoria Mary ( Vita ), 1892–1962, English novelist and poet; best known for her long poems The Land and The Garden …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sackville-West — Sack′ville West′ n. big Dame Victoria Mary (“Vita”), 1892–1962, English poet and novelist …   From formal English to slang

  • Sackville-West — /sak vil west /, n. Dame Victoria Mary ( Vita ), 1892 1962, English poet and novelist (wife of Harold Nicolson) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sackville-West — biographical name Victoria Mary 1892 1962 Vita English writer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sackville-West, Vita — orig. Victoria Mary Sackville West born March 9, 1892, Knole, Kent, Eng. died June 2, 1962, Sissinghurst Castle, Kent British novelist and poet. The daughter of a baron, she married the diplomat and author Harold Nicolson (1886–1968) in 1913; her …   Universalium

  • Sackville-West, Vita — orig. Victoria Mary Sackville West (9 mar. 1892, Knole, Kent, Inglaterra–2 jun. 1962, castillo de Sissinghurst, Kent). Novelista y poeta británica. Hija de un barón, se casó con el escritor y diplomático Harold Nicolson (n. 1886–m. 1968) en 1913 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sackville-West, Victoria Mary — (1892 1962)    Related to Thomas Sackville (see entry) and known as Vita, she was born at Knole near Sevenoaks, Kent. Her father was created Baron Sackville in 1908. By the time she was eighteen, she had written eight novels (one in French) and… …   British and Irish poets

  • Sackville-West,Victoria Mary — Sack·ville West (săkʹvĭl wĕstʹ), Victoria Mary. Known as “Vita.” 1892 1962. British writer whose novels include The Edwardians (1930) and All Passion Spent (1931). * * * …   Universalium

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