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Dustin Friedman’s lecture online

Dear readers, We are delighted to announce that you can now view the recording of the IVLS 2020 lecture by Dustin Friedman “‘Sinister Exile’: Queer Myth and Aesthetic Teleology in Walter Pater and Vernon Lee.” Many thanks to Dr Eleanor … Continue reading

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IVLS Lecture: Dustin Friedman, October 14, 2020

Like every year, we shall celebrate Violet Paget’s birth-day on October 14, 2020. This year’s Vernon Lee event will be Dustin Friedman’s online lecture, and is entitled: “‘Sinister Exile’: Queer Myth and Aesthetic Teleology in Walter Pater and Vernon Lee.” … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee, ‘The Refined Rebel’

On September 24 2020, H&M Studio will launch their A/W Collection which takes its inspiration from Vernon Lee and David Bowie. The collection blends ‘old world elegance’ with ‘70’s disco’ stylings and includes garments that combine ultra-masculine and hyper-feminine tailoring. … Continue reading

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Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, Volume II, 1885-1889

Dear readers, we are glad to announce the publication, today, of Volume II of the Selected Letters of Vernon Lee 1856-1935, by Sophie Geoffroy (ed.) and Amanda Gagel (assoc. ed.). 762 p. Translation from the French: Sophie Geoffroy; translation from … Continue reading

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Some European influences on the anti-war writings of Vernon Lee: E.D. Morel, Francis Delaisi and Marcel Sembat, by Angus Mitchell & Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin

Some European influences on the anti-war writings of Vernon Lee: E.D. Morel, Francis Delaisi and Marcel Sembat Angus Mitchell & Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin The later political writings of Vernon Lee have been unfairly neglected in many studies of the First … Continue reading

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Centenaire de Geneviève Noufflard (1920-2016)

Elle aurait eu 100 ans aujourd’hui. Petit bout de femme intrépide et pleine d’énergie jusqu’à un âge très avancé, elle était la vieille dame la plus intimidante que j’aie jamais connue. Franche et directe, en elle s’alliaient la rigueur scientifique … Continue reading

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Carnet de recherche (Fr)

Chers amis lecteurs, chères amies lectrices, Unis même à distance par la crise Covid19 qui nous a tous touchés, quel que soit l’endroit du monde où nous vivons, et plus ou moins impactés physiquement, psychologiquement ou socialement par la pandémie … Continue reading

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Research blog / Carnet de recherche 2020

Dear readers, United in and by the Covid19 crisis, wherever we may be living, we have all been, and still are, more or less severely impacted, physically, psychologically or socially, by the pandemic. My dearest hope is that you and … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: Ana Parejo Vadillo, “Two Cosmopolitan Women Writers at the Turn of the Century”

Dear Readers, The last episode of our 2020 mini-series on Vernon Lee has just been released !ENJOY watching Ana Parejo Vadillo on “Two Cosmopolitan Women Writers at the Turn of the Century” here:  https://vimeo.com/387365218 This interview is in 3 parts:1. … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO! “Experiencing and Performing Art with Vernon Lee,” by Carolyn Burdett

Dear Members of the  IVLS,Dear Followers of “The Sibyl”,Dear Lovers of Villa Il Palmerino,Dear Friends of Vernon, Mary,  Kit or Irene,Dearest Friends, Today’s episode of this week’s mini-series on Vernon Lee has just been released on our “Vernon Lee Online” … Continue reading

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