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sad news: Geneviève Noufflard

Dear friends chers amis, nous avons la douleur de vous faire part du décès de notre chère amie Geneviève Noufflard. It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our dear friend Geneviève Noufflard. Une cérémonie … Continue reading

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Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, Vol. I, Routledge

Dear readers, chers lecteurs, nous avons l’immense plaisir de vous annoncer la parution du volume I de la Correspondance de Vernon Lee, aux éditions Routledge: It is an immense pleasure to announce the publication of: Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, … Continue reading

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CFP: Vernon Lee Seminar in Paris, March 8, 2016

Dear friends, dear colleagues chers ami-e-s et collègues, a one-day seminar on Vernon Lee will take place next March 8th, 2016 (International Woman’s Day), at the Université Paris-Diderot-Sorbonne-Cité about: « Vernon lee and her circle : Women committed to freedom … Continue reading

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Celebrating Violet Paget’s Birthday Today- Anniversaire de la naissance de Violet Paget (14 october 1856 – 13 February 1935)

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Dear readers,  Chers lecteurs et lectrices, 159 years ago today, Violet (or Violette, as she sometimes signed) Paget was born in France, Château-Saint Léonard, Boulogne-sur-mer, Pas-de-Calais, from Matilda Adams and Henry Ferguson Paget.  Il y a 159 ans aujourd’hui, Violet … Continue reading

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IVLS Annual meeting in Paris – June 26, 2015

Bien chers amis de Vernon Lee, dear Vernon Lee’s friends, Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à l’ Assemblée Générale annuelle de l’IVLS (International Vernon Lee Society) qui aura lieu / the annual meeting of the International Vernon Lee … Continue reading

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Mary Robinson-Duclaux, d’une rive l’autre

Bien chers tous, dear all, J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution de la biographie de Mary Robinson – Duclaux par Jacqueline Bayard-Pierlot aux éditions Christian: Mary Duclaux, 1857-1944, d’une rive l’autre. It is a great pleasure for me … Continue reading

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Sieberg & Zorn, The Anglo-German Correspondence of Vernon Lee and Irene Forbes-Mosse during World War I ; Women Writers’ Friendship Transcending Enemy Lines

The Anglo-German Correspondence of Vernon Lee and Irene Forbes-Mosse during World War I ; Women Writers’ Friendship Transcending Enemy Lines Edited by Herward Sieberg and Christa Zorn. With a Foreword by Phyllis Mannocchi.Lewiston/Lampeter : Edwin Mellen Press, 2014. 463 pages. Book review by Sophie … Continue reading

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Goodbye Charlie

Charlie Hebdo incarnait, incarne encore, incarnera toujours les valeurs fondatrices de notre société: la liberté, l’égalité, la fraternité. Avec un appétit de vivre qu’auraient salué les grands esprits éclairés d’autres siècles, comme Beaumarchais, lequel, “pressé de rire de tout, de peur d’être … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee, The Paris Review, John Fothergill’s Innkeeper’s Diary

Dear Vernon Lee readers, cher-e-s lecteurs-lectrices, This week, two more Vernon Lee references found around the world, thanks to our kind readers. 1. Who said that Vernon Lee had no readers across the Atlantic? Please enjoy Sadie Stein‘s article in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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