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Vernon Lee 2019: An Anniversary Conference in Florence

Brilliantly organised by the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS), the University of University, and the Associazione Culturale Il Palmerino, the Florence symposium “Vernon Lee: An Anniversary Conference” gathered 33 academics and scholars, among whom keynote speakers Christa Zorn and … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee 2019: An Anniversary Conference, Florence, 30-31 May 2019

  Dear Readers and Vernon Lee scholars, we are just back from Florence, barely touching ground after the major Vernon Lee event of the year. Generously housed at the British Institute and the Villa Il Palmerino, beautifully organised by Patricia … Continue reading

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Not to be missed! The Ballet of the Nations at Villa Il Palmerino

Vernon Lee’s Ballet of the Nations to be performed at her home, May-June 2019! Vernon Lee’s The Ballet of the Nations will be the first performance of Vernon Lee’s satire of the First World War. The Ballet will be performed … Continue reading

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The Ballet of the Nations, Palmerino, May 2019

Dear Vernon Lee readers, chers lecteurs de Vernon Lee, we are very glad to pass on to you the important announcement we have just received from the Associazione Culturale Il Palmerino. C’est avec plaisir que nous transmettons l’importante annonce que … Continue reading

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Armistice Day: Vernon Lee’s Letter to Mathilde Hecht, 17 November 1918

Dear Readers, chers lecteurs, chères lectrices en ce jour de commémoration du centenaire de l’Armistice, qui mit fin à la sanglante Première Guerre Mondiale de 1914-1918, cette lettre inédite de Vernon Lee à Mathilde Hecht, recopiée par Berthe Noufflard, et … Continue reading

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“that peculiar unsymmetrical position” of Adam and Eve

Vernon Lee, radical feminist, “too dangerous for Henry James”, is with us today, on Women’s Day, with her article “She for God in him” and the announcement of a new book in The Telegraph (The Psychology of an Art Writer). … Continue reading

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Study Day and Worshop 2017 – Journée d’étude et séminaire technique

Du manuscrit à la base de données en ligne : travailler sur des sources primaires Journée d’études et séminaire technique Université de La Réunion 19 octobre 2017  Une journée d’études et un séminaire technique sur le thème « travailler sur des sources primaires: … Continue reading

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Web-documentaire exclusif!

Discover the life and work of a major cosmopolitan europen intellectual: “Vernon Lee” (Violet Paget, 1856-1935) in this exclusive web- documentary featuring family, acquaintances and specialists around the world. Join the IVLS! Continue reading

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Vient de paraître aux éditions Michel Houdiard

  Dear readers/ Chers lecteurs, nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution du recueil d’articles consacrés à la pensée politique de femmes engagées du dix-neuvième siècle, comme Vernon Lee, aux éditions Michel Houdiard. Ce livre rassemble onze articles issus … Continue reading

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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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