A review by Maddalena De Leo

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Walking The Invisible by Michael Stewart (2021) The new book by Michael Stewart, true son of Yorkshire already acclaimed as the author of Ill Will, is a very enjoyable and original reading. In the twelve chapters of Walking the Invisible (HarperCollins 2021), whose title mirrors that of Sally Wainwright’s 2016 “biopic” To Walk Invisible, the …

Anne Brontë and Music – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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Since she was a child, Anne Brontë had been particularly interested in music. Emily and Anne started taking piano lessons with Abraham Sunderland in 1832 and, while working for the Robinsons, she had the opportunity to go to many concerts with the whole family during their summer holidays in Scarborough. In 1848 she also went …

Anne Brontë’s Life as a Governess – An Article by Maddalena de Leo

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Anne Brontë began to work as a governess on the 8th of April 1839. She reached Blake Hall, Mirfiel, on her own. She was in charge of the education of Joshua Cunliffe and Mary-7 and 5 years old-, older children of the Ingham family. It was a horrible experience that only lasted until the end …

Sweet Anne Bronte- An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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Always glad to be with her sisters, Anne Brontë had a quiet life based on love for the others; she had an enormous strength and she was willing to succeed in the difficult job of a governess that her sisters Charlotte and Emily had failed to do. God was the most important thing in the world …

Anne Brontë: First Biography Translated Into Italian- Article by Maddalena De Leo

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On the occasion of Anne Brontë’s bicentenary I’m publishing, together with Casa Editrice Ripostes, the first monograph ever written about this author. Anne was the youngest of the three British writers known for their passionate and captivating novels, and this work is at the moment also the only one we can actually translate into Italian. …