(1887–1964), English poet and critic; full name Edith Louisa Sitwell. Her early verse, with that of her brothers Osbert (1892–1969) and Sacheverell (1897–1988), marked a revolt against the prevailing Georgian style of the day. In 1923 she attracted attention with Façade, a group of poems in notated rhythm recited to music by William Walton.
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