Emily Brontë by Agnes Mary Robinson, A Review

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Emily Brontë, la prima biografia completa is a very important text for a Brontë enthusiast. As a matter of fact, this text is a translation by Professor Maddalena De Leo, Italian representative for the BS in Italy, of Agnes Mary Robinson’s biography entitled Emily Brontë. Published by L’ArgoLibro, this 1883 biography has finally been translated into Italian …

La voce nella tempesta by Beppe Fenoglio- Article By Maddalena De Leo

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Very few people know that at a young age, the Italian author Beppe Fenoglio (1922-1963) wrote a play inspired by Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë’s great novel. The title is La voce nella Tempesta, it has three acts (the last one divided into two smaller parts) and it  was written together with a typed three-paper essay that enhances its …

Emily Brontë 33 poesie- A collection by Nottetempo translated by Ginevra Bompiani

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Nottetempo’s collection of poems is a nice little book but despite its plain appearance there’s nothing simple about it, because it contains Emily Brontë’s world summarized in 33 of her poems chosen and translated into Italian by Ginevra Bompiani. We hadn’t had any new Italian translation of Emily’s poems for a long time before it, …

Wuthering Heights 1978: A Winning Challenge By BBC- Article By Maddalena De Leo

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I think that the 1978 BBC dramatization Wuthering Heights in two DVD discs is really to be considered the best among the various screen adaptations of Emily Brontë’s novel ever realized. Of course BBC dramatizations are always of the finest level (Pride &Prejudice, North and South etc.) but the public will be amazed in finding this …

Ponden Hall and the Heaton family

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  During one of our fist trips to Brontë Country we reached one of the places that best represent Wuthering Heights for all Brontë lovers: Ponden Hall. It is an old farm built in gritstone that, according to tradition, inspired Emily for the creation of the main houses in her novel. But which of the two …