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Holographical-Lee (HoL) is now open!

Dear readers,I am delighted to announce that Holographical-Lee (HoL)Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) : Letters, notebooks and manuscripts – Lettres, carnets et manuscrits is now open. The address is:http://eman-archives.org/HoL/ No password is required to access the database and browse its contents.This … Continue reading

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“une nuit de cauchemar lucide. . . . une croisade, un chaos”

“J’ai beaucoup pensé à vous l’horrible dimanche 15 [octobre], où j’ai trouvé dans la Nazione les nouvelles d’Allemagne. Moi-même j’en ai été, le froid subit aidant, un peu malade, transie, incapable de lire ou de sortir, au coin du feu; … Continue reading

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New Video! In quest of the Genius Loci

Nouvelle video! Sur les traces de l’esprit du lieu On this St Genevieve’s Day, please enjoy our latest video, featuring Geneviève Noufflard, filmed some 8 years ago in Paris and at Fresnay-le-Long, and discover what we found there… Aujourd’hui, Ste … Continue reading

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“Tanti auguri” from Vernon Lee: Noël 1931

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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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