Publication: Violet del Palmerino

Dear friends, cher-e-s ami-e-s,

it is an immense pleasure to inform you that the Proceedings of the International Conference “Violet del Palmerino, aspects of Vernon Lee’s cosmopolitan salon, 1889-1935” (Florence, sept. 2012) have been published.

C’est avec un immense plaisir que nous vous annonçons la parution des actes du colloque international de Florence (sept. 2012) “Violet del Palmerino”.

Violet del Palmerino; Aspetti della cultura cosmopolita

nel salotto di Vernon Lee: 1889-1935.

a cura di Serena Cenni, Sophie Geoffroy e Elisa Bizzotto

Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Firenze, 27-28 settembre 2012. 259 pp.

Respecting the cosmopolitan spirit of Vernon Lee’s salon at Villa Il Palmerino, where she entertained multilingual visitors of all countries, the papers have been published in their original languages: Italian, French, German and English.

En accord avec l’esprit cosmopolite du salon de Vernon Lee en sa villa Il Palmerino, où toutes les langues étaient pratiquées par ses visiteurs polyglottes, les articles ont été publiés dans leurs langues originales: vous trouverez donc des contributions en italien mais aussi en français, en allemand et en anglais.

Contents / Table des matières

Presentazione – Daniela Lastri

Introduzione – Serena Cenni

Ringraziamenti

Violet Paget: documenti e memorie

Geneviève Noufflard – “Miss Paget et les peintres Berthe et André Noufflard: 1925-1935”

Agnès Deleforge –  “Miss Paget – Portrait de famille: les films inédits d’André Noufflard”

Le corrispondenze di Vernon Lee

Sophie Geoffroy – “Vernon Lee et ses amis français: 1925-35”

Phyllis F. Mannocchi – “From Victorian Highbrow to Anti-War Activist:
The Political Education of Vernon Lee, Woman of Letters”

Amanda Gagel – “Vernon Lee and H. G. Wells: A Literary and Critical Camaraderie”

Ricarda Gerosa – “Zum Briefwechsel von Vernon Lee und Maria Waser: 1903-1935”

Gli artisti e i viaggiatori nel salotto di Vernon Lee

Richard Allen Cave – “The Bloomsbury Group, Florence and Vernon Lee”

Stefano Evangelista – “Vernon Lee, Ouida e i luoghi del cosmopolitismo fiorentino”

Elisa Bizzotto – “Da Posthelthwaite al principe Alberico: Oscar Wilde visto da Vernon Lee”

Silvio Balloni – “Telemaco Signorini e Enrico Nencioni, Vernon Lee e John
Singer Sargent: letteratura e pittura americana nella Firenze
dei Macchiaioli”

Alessandro Fambrini – ““Sopra le Cascine è l’ultimo morente bagliore”: Rainer Maria
Rilke a Firenze”

Federica Frediani – “Una viaggiatrice sentimentale: Vernon Lee”

Abstracts dei saggi – Abstracts of the essays

Le autrici e gli autori – Notes on Contributors

Indice dei nomi – Index of names

Thanks to Serena and to the generous support of the Regional Council of Tuscany, this book can be accessed and downloaded (pdf) here:

Grâce à Serena et au soutien généreux du Conseil Régional de Toscane, le livre peut être consulté et téléchargé gratuitement au format pdf sur le site du Conseil Régional de Toscane: http://www.consiglio.regione.toscana.it/EdA/default.aspx?idc=40

Warmest thanks to Serena, Elisa and Federica Parretti, who were absolutely essential and vital in the publication of this volume./ Mille mercis à Serena, Elisa et Federica Parretti, qui ont rendu possible cette publication!

The book will be presented by Serena Cenni/ L’ouvrage sera présenté par Serena Cenni, with / avec la participation de Cristina Acidini, Giovanna Mochi et Maurizio Naldini

 Friday 12th December, 4 p.m./vendredi 4 decembre 2014 à 16 h

Sala degli Affreschi, Consiglio Regionale della Toscana

via Cavour 4

Florence

We are grateful to our sponsors, without whose support neither the conference nor the proceedings would have existed. / Remerciements chaleureux à nos sponsors pour nous avoir accordé leur confiance, et dont le soutien efficace a été indispensable pour la réalisation du colloque et de ce recueil:

Consiglio regionale della Toscana

Associazione Culturale Il Palmerino

The British Institute of Florence

Institut Français de Florence

The Sibyl, Journal of Vernon Lee Studies

Association Niama

Foundation AWA (Advancing Women Artists)

Enjoy! Bonne lecture!

Yours sincereLEE

Sophie Geoffroy, Serena Cenni, Elisa Bizzotto

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3 Responses to Publication: Violet del Palmerino

  1. joelle brethes says:

    Merci… Bien amicalement Joëlle Brethes

  2. Christa Zorn says:

    This looks like a splendid edition. So many new and interesting facets. How can one purchase it?
    Thanks,
    Christa

    • It is not for sale. Contributors will receive a copy each. But it is accessible online, and can be downloaded for free, on the website of the Consiglio Regionale della Toscana (see link in the text of post).
      best
      Sophie

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