The BS in Italy Section

New Brontë Society Publication for Charlotte’s Bicentenary- Article by Maddalena De Leo

On August the 19th 2016 the well known Australian Brontë scholar Christine Alexander presented her latest publication, Celebrating Charlotte Brontë Trasforming Life into Literature in Jane Eyre, written with the Canadian scholar Sara L. Pearson, at the Brontë Society Conference in Manchester, during the event organized at the very elegant Midland Hotel. Christine Alexander is… Continue reading New Brontë Society Publication for Charlotte’s Bicentenary- Article by Maddalena De Leo

The BS in Italy Section

BS Conference for Charlotte’s Bicentenary (19-21 August 2016)- by Maddalena De Leo

On 19–21 August,, the latest Brontë Society biennial conference took place at the exclusive Midland Hotel in Manchester, where the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth was celebrated. A small delegation of the Brontë Society in Italy took part in the event: the representative Maddalena de Leo, and professor Caterina Lerro. The title of these three… Continue reading BS Conference for Charlotte’s Bicentenary (19-21 August 2016)- by Maddalena De Leo

View From the Window

Our pictures from the Brontë Parsonage Museum

We’ve just come back from our latest trip in the footsteps of the Brontës. This year, our Yorkshire adventure has been particularly interesting. Our first step, as usual, was the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, house of the most famous sisters writers in English literature. This year, for the first time, we had the chance to… Continue reading Our pictures from the Brontë Parsonage Museum

The BS in Italy Section

Celebrating Charlotte Brontë At The National Portrait Gallery- by Maddalena De Leo

In order to celebrate Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary the National Portrait Gallery organized a special exhibit this year (22 February – 16 August 2016)- Celebrating Charlotte Brontë. In this gallery in the very heart of London, just behind the popular Trafalgar Square, an entire room, room n. 24, is dedicated to Charlotte. In a corner you… Continue reading Celebrating Charlotte Brontë At The National Portrait Gallery- by Maddalena De Leo

In the Reading Room

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

In the Reading Room

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

Our Guests

Our Guests: Mick Manning & Brita Granström

Our guests today are Mick Manning & Brita Granström, authors and illustrators of the “The Brontës-  Children Of The Moors” . It is a wonderful book on the lives of the Brontë sisters and their family, and we had the chance to read it and review it for Hachette UK – in case you missed our review, it can be found in this blog… Continue reading Our Guests: Mick Manning & Brita Granström