Friday, March 9, 2012

Vita Sackville-West Born On March 9th

Vita was born on March 9th, 1892 in Knole House, Kent, England. While attending Helen Wolff's School For Girls in Park Lane, Vita fell in love and had her first relationship with Rosmaund Grosvenor. By her eighteenth birthday she had written eight historical novels, five plays and many poems. She became the inspiration for Virginia Woolf's Orlando.

Read more at Spartacus and selected letters at Isle of Lesbos and recording of Vita reading her poem The Land.

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