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 …

In the Reading Room: Tre Anime Luminose Tra Le Nebbie Nordiche, an Italian Biography of the Brontë Family by Giorgina Sonnino

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One of the books that kept us company in this cold pre-Christmas time is the Brontё family biography by the Italian author Giorgina Sonnino Tre Anime Luminose fra le nebbie nordiche. Le Sorelle Brontë (Windy Moors Vol. 1) (Italian Edition), written in 1903 and out of sale for years before flower-ed Edition decided to republish it …

From the Family Album: Charlotte and Arthur’s Wedding

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On Friday, 11th December the BBC re-enacted Charlotte Brontё’s wedding for a documentary that will be shown in 2016. The ceremony was filmed inside St Michael and All Angels church while a group of Brontё enthusiasts was waiting in the churchyard for the newlywed couple to come out. We weren’t there unfortunately, but our friend Nick …