Brontë Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- TheChildren Study

The Children’s Study is a very small room on the first floor, particularly associated with the Brontës as children, and, later, with Emily. When the Brontës moved into the Parsonage in 1820, and when they used to spend time in this room, it was wider than the one we can see today: in fact the… Continue reading Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- TheChildren Study

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A LITERARY GEM IN MANCHESTER- Article By Maddalena De Leo

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell is one of the Victorian authors British readers love the most. She wrote very important social novels like Mary Barton and Ruth, and some other interesting novels like North and South, Cranford and Wives and Daughters. Italian readers have come to know these latters during the last years thanks to some recent… Continue reading A LITERARY GEM IN MANCHESTER- Article By Maddalena De Leo

Brontë Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Grandfather Clock

Today, in our Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage, we want to tell you about a very peculiar object: the grandfather clock which can be found halfway going up the stairs that lead to the family’s bedrooms. It is a wonderful mahogany pendulum clock placed inside a recess in the wall, but despite its location… Continue reading Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Grandfather Clock

View From the Window

In the footsteps of Anne Brontë- Visiting Scarborough

Last summer our research in the footsteps of the Brontës led us even to the North of Yorkshire, far beyond the windy moors around Haworth. So, together with Patrizio, loving boyfriend and precious friend, on an unusually hot and very sunny afternoon, with rucksacks on our backs and sunglasses on our noses, we got to… Continue reading In the footsteps of Anne Brontë- Visiting Scarborough

The BS in Italy Section

I componimenti di Bruxelles – by Maddalena De Leo

In December “I componimenti di Bruxelles” will be published by Ripostes Edition. In this book I’ve collected and translated in Italian some very little-known French compositions by Charlotte Brontë, written during her stay as a student -with her sister Emily- at the Pensionnat in Brussels, in 1842. I had already translated and published Emily’s compositions… Continue reading I componimenti di Bruxelles – by Maddalena De Leo

Peeking Through the Keyhole

Gilmore Girls- A Year in the Life: Rory and Jane Eyre

Everyone is talking about it, everyone’s been waiting for it: Gilmore Girls- A Year in the Life will be released on Netflix today, 25 November!!! But what is it? It’s a revival, a 4 episodes new season, a last one, and we have been waiting for it for years! The girls are back, as well as… Continue reading Gilmore Girls- A Year in the Life: Rory and Jane Eyre

In the Reading Room

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