Our Guest: Michela Alessandroni

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The Sisters’ Room has the pleasure to collaborate with flower-ed, an indipendent publisher active in Rome since 2012. This online publisher deals with texts of contemporary authors as well as texts from the past, and it was created by two sisters- Michela and Giorgia Alessandroni. Today, it’s a pleasure for us to introduce to you …

Gawthorpe Hall- by Maddalena De Leo

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In 2007, during my stay in Haworth, I had the chance to visit the majestic aristocratic house where Charlotte Brontë was hosted in the first half of the nineteenth century. Gawthorpe Hall is a magnificent late-Elizabethan building situated in the middle of a wonderful park, near the borders of Padiham – a small village in …

Wuthering Heights (Ted Hughes)

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Wuthering Heights  Walter was guide. His mother’s cousin Inherited some Bronte soup dishes. He felt sorry for them. Writers Were pathetic people. Hiding from it And making it up. But your transatlantic elation Elated him. He effervesced Like his rhubarb wine kept a bit too long: A vintage of legends and gossip About those poor …

View From The Window: the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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Every time we go to Haworth, the first thing we want to see is always the Brontë Parsonage Museum. From Main Street, just follow the stairs up to St Michael & All Angels, go past the church and follow Church Street– you’ll find the green graveyard on your left, with green and wet moss all …

Storie di geni e di fate by Charlotte Brontë-curated ad translated by Maddalena De Leo

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Charlotte Brontë’s 200th birthday is getting closer and closer, and lots of amazing surprises await the Italian readers. The first one is “Storie di Geni e di Fate”, a collection of tales by a young Charlotte, translated and curated by Professor Maddalena De Leo, representative of the Bs in Italy, and just released by L’Argolibro …