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Charlotte’s Bicentenary in Italy

Two months already passed since Thursday 21st April and we would like to resume in this article the events that took place in Italy to celebrate the first of the four Brontë- bicentenaries. Of course the Italian representative for the Brontë Society in Italy, Professor Maddalena De Leo, was very active. She was asked to… Continue reading Charlotte’s Bicentenary in Italy

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The Sisters’Room Meets the Brontë Society in Italy On The Occasion Of Charlotte’s Bicentenary

To celebrate Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary we had been busy organizing many different events like our facebook contest and a meeting in Rome entirely dedicated to this great celebration but, on April 21st, on the very date of this very much awaited event, we decided to do something completely different: we left Rome – in good company… Continue reading The Sisters’Room Meets the Brontë Society in Italy On The Occasion Of Charlotte’s Bicentenary

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Jenny Beavan in Italy- by Maddalena De Leo

Sant’ Agata dei Goti is a charming medieval village in Campania, a region of Southern Italy where the Sannio Film Festival is held every year in July. It is the only European festival entirely dedicated to costume films and this year on Thursday 6th July 2006 it payed a particular homage to Jenny Beavan, one… Continue reading Jenny Beavan in Italy- by Maddalena De Leo

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Storie di geni e di fate by Charlotte Brontë-curated ad translated by Maddalena De Leo

Charlotte Brontë’s 200th birthday is getting closer and closer, and lots of amazing surprises await the Italian readers. The first one is “Storie di Geni e di Fate”, a collection of tales by a young Charlotte, translated and curated by Professor Maddalena De Leo, representative of the Bs in Italy, and just released by L’Argolibro… Continue reading Storie di geni e di fate by Charlotte Brontë-curated ad translated by Maddalena De Leo

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History of the Brontë Society in Italy

In this article we want to tell you, briefly, how and when the Brontë Society in Italy was born. This is an interesting story about a group of passionate Brontë-scholars who decided to start organizing meetings and cultural events entirely dedicated to the Brontës in Italy. Everything started in November 1997, in Bologna, where Franca… Continue reading History of the Brontë Society in Italy

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From the Library of the Brontës: An Article About the Places of Shirley

On Saturday, 21st November 2015 we organized a new Brontё event at the lovely bookshop Tra Le Righe, in Rome. It was entirely dedicated to Charlotte and to the new Italian edition of Shirley by Fazi Editore, and became a special opportunity to meet personally Brontё readers and enthusiasts. Also on this occasion, Professor Maddalena… Continue reading From the Library of the Brontës: An Article About the Places of Shirley

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Today’s Guest: Maddalena De Leo, Representative of the Brontë Society in Italy

During our Brontë adventure, we were glad to meet, even if only virtually for now, Professor Maddalena​​ De Leo. Passionate Brontë scholar, translator, and writer, Prof. De Leo is therepresentative of the Brontë Society in Italy,  and the person who set up the Literary Prize De Leo-Brontë, dedicated to the three sisters from Yorkshire. She’s a very… Continue reading Today’s Guest: Maddalena De Leo, Representative of the Brontë Society in Italy