In the Parlour: In the Footsteps of the Brontë Sisters- Shirley

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On Saturday, 21st November 2015 we spent a lovely Brontё-afternoon at the cosy bookstore Tra Le Righe in Rome. In those days the new Italian edition of Shirley  was released by Fazi Editore, so we chose to organize the event paying particular attention to Charlotte and her second novel. As always, Valentina made us feel …

From the Library of the Brontës: Unpublished Works by Charlotte

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Great news from the Parsonage Museum: just a few months before the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontё’s birth, the Brontё Society has acquired a precious book that belonged to Maria Branwell, mother of the three Brontё sisters. The book, a copy of Robert Southey’s The Remains of Henry Kirke White, is an item of great value …

From the Library of the Brontës: An Article About the Places of Shirley by Maddalena De Leo

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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 …

Peeking Through the Keyhole: Curiosities About Shirley

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On November 19th, 2015 the Italian Edition of “Shirley” by Fazi Editore will finally be available in all bookshops. While waiting for that day, what do you know about the second and less known novel by the author of Jane Eyre? Here is some information and curiosities about the work:  The title: The title of …

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

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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 the representative 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 …