Sitwell definition by Webster's New World
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- Sitwell, Dame Edith 1887-1964; Eng. poet & critic: sister of Osbert & Sacheverell
- Sitwell, Sir Osbert 1892-1969; Eng. poet & essayist
- Sitwell, Sacheverell 1897-1988; Eng. poet & art critic
Sitwell definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Family of British writers, including Dame Edith Sitwell (1887-1964), whose experimental poetry is collected in volumes such as Clowns' Houses (1918) and Music and Ceremonies (1963). Her brother Sir Osbert (1892-1969) is known especially for his five-volume autobiography (1944-1950). Their younger brother Sacheverell (1897-1988) wrote several volumes of poetry, including Agamemnon's Tomb (1972).