In The Parlour: reading Shirley

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On Saturday 23rd January we organized a reading entirely dedicated to Shirley, since a new Italian edition was recently released by Fazi Editore, and we met again at Libreria Tra Le Righe in Rome.  The lovely bistrot inside the bookstore was very crowded, and we even run out of teapots! But eventually we managed, and once …

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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After reading the lovely “old-style” biography”  Tre Anime Luminose fra le nebbie nordiche. Le Sorelle Brontë (Windy Moors Vol. 1) (Italian Edition)by the Italian writer Giorgina Sonnino (read our review here!), 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. …

History of the Brontë Society in Italy

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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 …

In the Reading Room: Shirley- Review

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Last November Fazi Editore published a new eidtion of Shirley (Italian Edition) 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 …

In the footsteps of Anne Brontë- Visiting Scarborough

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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 …