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6 edition of Violet to Vita found in the catalog.

Violet to Vita

the letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, 1910-21

by Violet Keppel Trefusis

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trefusis, Violet Keppel, 1894-1972 -- Correspondence.,
  • Sackville-West, V. 1892-1962 -- Correspondence.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mitchell A. Leaska and John Phillips ; with an introduction by Mitchell A. Leaska.
    ContributionsLeaska, Mitchell Alexander., Phillips, John
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6039.R39 Z493 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1888644M
    ISBN 100140157964, 0670835420
    LC Control Number90050062

      Vita and Violet's romance grows which leads to Vita dressing up as a man (an injured soldier on leave from the front) and meeting at hotels and /10(). Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, Violet Keppel Trefusis, Mitchell Leaska, John Phillips Published by Penguin Books ().

    A remarkable woman in her own right and a highly gifted writer, Violet Trefusis is especially remembered for her scandalous affair with Vita Sackville-West, first disclosed in Portrait of a Marriage. After their abortive flight from their husbands in , Vita returned to England and her writing, and Violet became an expatriate, immersing herself in international society and the world of art. Violet both inspired and collaborated on the novel, providing edits and rewrites. As the title suggests, the book was written as a challenge, to show the profound love Vita felt for Violet in defiance of heteronormative constricts of the early 20th century. Nigel Nicolson would describe ‘Challenge’ as his mother’s ‘declaration of.

    Knole, the home of Vita's aristocratic ancestors in Kent, was given to Thomas Sackville by Queen Elizabeth I in the sixteenth century. Vita was born there, the only child of cousins Victoria Sackville-West and Lionel Sackville-West, 3rd Baron Sackville. Vita's mother, raised in a Parisian convent, was the illegitimate daughter of Lionel Sackville-West, 2nd Baron Sackville and a Spanish dancer Born: Victoria Mary Sackville-West, 9 March , Knole . Penguin Books Release Septem ISBN ISBN 13 Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, John Phillips Mitchell Alexander Leaska /5 ( ratings) Read Download.


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Violet to Vita by Violet Keppel Trefusis Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is based upon the letter's sent to Vita Sackville West, written by Violet Trefusis (Mrs Keppels Daughter) it pertains to a very famous or should that be infamous affair /5. Vita Sackville-West kept all of Violet's letters, notes and telegrams (I wonder if Violet knew) including those Violet had asked her to destroy.

`Violet to Vita' includes virtually all of them - from September to November The book is meant to give Violet's point of view to be read alongside Vita's /5(21). The Paperback of the Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, by Mitchell A.

Leaska, Mitchell Leaska | at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Penguin Publishing Group. Summary: The passionate love affair between Violet Trefusis and Vita Sackville-West ended in with their forced separation and return to their respective husbands and families.

This collection of Violet's letters explores her part in the affair and provides details of the other principals involved. Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, September 1,Penguin (Non-Classics).

Frustrated love; hopeless separation,"" the theme that Trefusis called her ""Scottish heritage"" in her novel Echo (reviewed above), exploring her love affair with Vita Sackville-West, is also the theme of these letters.

Daughter of Alice Keppel, charming legendary mistress of Edward VII, Violet (compensating for her emotionally deprived childhood, according to the editors) fell in love with. - Buy Violet to Vita: Letters of Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West book online at best prices in India on Read Violet to Vita: Letters of Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(20).

Violet in turn wrote, in French, the delightfully vengeful “Broderie Anglaise” (“English Embroidery”), in which Vita is Lord Shorne, Violet is Anne Lindell, and Virginia Woolf.

Violet came to call Vita “Mitya,” short for “my Dmitri,” a character from Borodin’s opera Prince Igor, the voluptuous music of which Violet identified with her beloved — it was a choice particularly poignant in its gender-reversal, as Violet wrote in a number of her letters that she would’ve married Vita if she were a man so the two could live happily ever after.

Vita & Virginia depicts the two women meeting at a costume party, at which Sackville-West is immediately entranced by Woolf’s intellect and eloquence. The two women met in December and grew closer through attending a series of dinner parties together in : Suyin Haynes.

Vita Sackville-West kept all of Violet's letters, notes and telegrams (I wonder if Violet knew) including those Violet had asked her to destroy. `Violet to Vita' includes virtually all of them. The book is meant to give Violet's point of view to be read alongside Vita's secret memoire as published in `Portrait of a Marriage'.Cited by: 5.

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Vita Sackville-West and Violet Trefusis (née Keppel) met at a party in the winter ofwhen Violet was ten and Vita twelve. From the beginning, their relationship was intense, and the constant travels of both families created the necessity of an ongoing and voluminous correspondence (Vita's early letters to Violet were burned by Violet's husband, Denys Trefusis, on their honeymoon).

"Violet to Vita by Trefusis, Violet A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Sackville-West's erotic verse, written in French to her lover Violet Trefusis and translated by Harvey James, the scholar who found it, contrasts daytime strolls through floral meadows with Author: Maev Kennedy.

observations: As you might guess, the two young women had stayed at this castle together years before. This book might mark the end of my looking at the doomed relationship of Violet Trefusis and Vita Sackville-West, which the blog has traced through their novels and some biography: Michael Holroyd’s Book of Secrets, a riveting read, did not get its own entry, but was enormously : Clothes In Books.

Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, Broderie Anglaise Hunt the Slipper Echo Don't Look Round. Buy Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, Reprint by Phillips, John, Leaska, Mitchell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22). Violet Trefusis quotes Showing of “Heaven preserve me from littleness and pleasantness and smoothness. Give me great glaring vices, and great glaring virtues, but preserve me from the neat little neutral ambiguities. Be wicked, be brave, be drunk, be reckless, be dissolute, be despotic, be a suffragette, be anything you like.

of 21 results for Books: Violet Trefusis. Broderie Anglaise (English and French Edition) by Violet Trefusis and Barbara Bray | Nov 1, out of 5 stars 4. Violet to Vita: The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West, by Mitchell A. The Letters of Violet Trefusis to Vita Sackville-West are the one-sided conversation between the two writers.

Vita's letters to Violet were destroyed by Violet's husband Denys and the racier ones destroyed by Violet herself. Their affair was much longer than the twenty-two years represented by this collection of letters. It lasted a lifetime/5(2).Violet, only three years after marrying look-the-other-way George Keppel.

Violet, apparently, was never sure of her pater-nal lineage: “Who was my father? A faun undoubtedly!” she wrote to Vita, not too far off the mark. “A faun who contracted a mésalliance with a witch.” A .Philippe Jullian has been collecting extravagant aesthetes of the period and writing about them in an informed and attuned fashion; John Phillips became the literary heir of Violet Trefusis, and had access to her letters&#;a selection is appended.

Both knew Violet but have not intruded in their biography of the little girl who ""rolled her hoops with a sceptre,"" as Cocteau aptly remarked.