Basil de Sélincourt

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Basil de Sélincourt (1877–1966) was a British essayist and journalist.[1]

In 1902 he married the orientalist Beryl de Zoete, but the marriage failed, and in 1908 he married the writer Anne Douglas Sedgwick (1873–1935).[2]

Works[edit]

  • Giotto (1905)
  • William Blake (1909)[3]
  • Walt Whitman A Critical Study (1914)
  • The English Secret and Other Essays (1923)[4]
  • The Religion of the Spirit (1927)
  • Selected Poems of William Blake (1927) editor
  • Pomona or the Future of English (1928)
  • Towards Peace and Other Essays Critical or Constructive (1932)
  • Enjoyment of Music (Hogarth Press)
  • Anne Douglas Sedgwick: A Portrait in Letters (1936)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basil de Selincourt (1877-1966), Journalist" UK National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Basil DE SELINCOURT / Anne Douglas SEDGWICK" Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  3. ^ "William Blake; by Basil De Selincourt" Hathi Trust Digital Library. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  4. ^ "THE ENGLISH SECRET, and Other Essays: By Basil de Selincourt" The Spectator. Retrieved 28 August 2013.