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In The Reading Room: Natura e Religione, by Simona Scarfogliero – A Review

Natura e Religione is an essay written by Simona Scarfogliero, a young and enterprising writer from Naples, who decided to publish her degree thesis and make it available for all Brontë-lovers. The essay is divided into three different chapters which lead the reader from general to specific. In the first chapter, Simona introduces an overview… Continue reading In The Reading Room: Natura e Religione, by Simona Scarfogliero – A Review

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Ma la vita è una battaglia- lettere di libertà e determinazione: review

Ma la vita è una battaglia- lettere di libertà e determinazione (“But life is a battle- letters of freedom and determination“), is a selection of letters curated and translated by Laura Ganzetti (from Il tè tostato), and published by L’Orma editore. It’s a small book, wrapped into a classic letter envelop as the other books… Continue reading Ma la vita è una battaglia- lettere di libertà e determinazione: review

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In The Reading Room: The Professor- Review

Thanks to our collaboration with Fazi Editore, we’ve been among the first Italian readers who had the chance to read the new Italian edition of The Professor (“Il Professore”), by Charlotte Brontë. Published for the first time after her death in 1857, this is actually the very first novel written by the authoress of the… Continue reading In The Reading Room: The Professor- Review

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In The Reading Room: Charlotte Brontë, A Passionate Life (Una Vita Appassionata) – A Review

We’ve just re-emerged from a long and pleseant immersion into the pages of Charlotte Brontë: A Passionate Life, a biography by Lyndall Gordon published in Italy last April by Fazi Editore. This biography is something different from every other Charlotte Brontë’s biography we’ve read, and Lyndall Gordon tells us the story of this authoress in… Continue reading In The Reading Room: Charlotte Brontë, A Passionate Life (Una Vita Appassionata) – A Review

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In The Reading Room: The Brontës, Children Of The Moors- A Review

The Brontës – Children of the Moors is a lovely book written and illustrated by Mick Manning and Brita Granström, published by Hachette. This awesome book tells us the story of Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne’s life, through simple words and lovely images. In fact, it is an illustrated biography, and Charlotte herself tells her… Continue reading In The Reading Room: The Brontës, Children Of The Moors- A Review

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Il pensiero religioso di una poetessa inglese del secolo XIX. Emilia Giovanna Brontë, Italian Essay on Emily Brontë’s Religious Thought: A Review

After reading the lovely “old-style” biography “Tre Anime Luminose Fra Le Nebbie Nordiche” by the Italian writer Giorgina Sonnino, we couldn’t miss the pleasure of reading also Sonnino’s second work published by flower-ed: “Il pensiero religioso di una poetessa inglese del secolo XIX. Emilia Giovanna Brontë”. It’s an essay written in 1904, published for the… Continue reading Il pensiero religioso di una poetessa inglese del secolo XIX. Emilia Giovanna Brontë, Italian Essay on Emily Brontë’s Religious Thought: A Review

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In the Reading Room: Shirley- Review

Last November Fazi Editore published a new eidtion of Shirley by Charlotte Brontë, and kindly gave us the chance to read the novel a few days before it was available in bookstores. There were no recent Italian editions available till this moment, so we were very curious to read this book. Shirley is a quite… Continue reading In the Reading Room: Shirley- Review