Balthus, Wuthering Heights’ illustrations- An article by Elena Lago

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Balthus (pseudonym of Balthasar Klossowski de Rola), was a Polish artist born in 1908 in Paris and died in Switzerland, 2001. He was attracted to Italian art and culture and, as a young artist in search of inspiration, he visited Italy for the first time in 1926. He went to Florence first, where he could admire …

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. …

Roe Head, Mirfield- Treasures from the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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We are very proud to announce that also this year The Sisters’ Room is collaborating with the Brontë Parsonage Museum. On the last Friday of each month we will publish special contents curated by the experts of the museum.  Let’s have a look at what’s inside the closets, drawers and cupboards at the Parsonage. You will find in this section some of the objects that belonged …

Emily Brontë- An Italian Biography by Paola Tonussi

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Emily Brontë by Paola Tonussi is an Italian biography full of poetry. Published by Salerno Editrice, the book is centered around the figure of Emily but it also provides valuable insights into her social and family background. Tonussi tells us about Emily’s life by masterfully linking together people, events, and authors, that inspired Emily’s own writing. …

2020: Anne Brontë’s bicentenary- An article by Maddalena De Leo

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This year we celebrate Anne Brontë’s bicentenary. Sweet Anne was the last daughter of reverend Patrick and she has always been the least appreciated among the three sisters from Haworth. Anne had a strong personality though, and in her two novels she dealt with problems connected to the young people’s education and to the most …