Valentine Ackland

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Valentine Ackland

Birth
Death 9 Nov 1969 (aged 63)
Burial Chaldon Herring, Purbeck District, Dorset, England
Memorial ID 34950918 · View Source
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Born Mary Kathleen Valentine Ackland in London. English poet and an important figure in the emergence of modernism in twentieth-century British poetry. Her first poems were published in Modern Anthology in 1923. She moved to Dorset where she was able to live more freely and it was there that she met Sylvia Townsend Warner. They lived together from 1930 until Valentine's death. Both Sylvia and Valentine became communists in the 1930s and volunteered in the Red Cross during the Spanish Civil War.


Inscription

"Death is not the end"


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 18 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34950918
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Valentine Ackland (20 May 1906–9 Nov 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34950918, citing St Nicholas Churchyard, Chaldon Herring, Purbeck District, Dorset, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .