Tag: Vita Sackville-West


Mumbo-jumbo and plocking: Vita Sackville-West in the OED

By birth Vita Sackville-West was a Victorian, born in 1892, but she spent her life railing against the stifling conventions of her parents’ generation. She and her husband Harold Nicolson enjoyed a famously open marriage; one of Vita Sackville-West’s many lovers was the novelist Virginia Woolf, who wrote the longest love letter in history for […]

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