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AAP: Vernon Lee et le fantastique, Boulogne-sur-Mer, 13-14 Octobre 2022

La femme de lettres aux talents multiples, romancière, nouvelliste, théoricienne, Vernon Lee a laissé sa marque très tôt dans le domaine de la littérature fantastique. Plusieurs œuvres, notamment celles réunies dans le recueil Hauntings, d’autres encore comme Alberic and the … Continue reading

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Eugene Lee-Hamilton and the Paris Commune: letters to his family

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UPDATE: IVLS annual event: Humanism and Freethought with Humanists UK

Dear readers, followers and friends, Yesterday was Violet Paget’s birthday. Born on 14th of October 1856 at Château St Léonard, Boulogne-sur-mer, she would have been 165 this year. When she was born, the doctor congratulated her mother with a typical … Continue reading

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The Italian translation of Satan the Waster: Satana il Dilapidore

We are delighted to showcase the first translation into Italian of Vernon Lee’s philosophical trilogy, Satan the Waster (1920). Satana Il Dilapidore. Trilogia filosofica della Grande Guerra. Trad. Alberto Palazzi. Italia: il glifo ebooks, 27 maggio 2020. 368 p. ISBN-10 … Continue reading

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Just released! Patricia Rigg’s biography of A. Mary F. Robinson

A. Mary F. Robinson Victorian Poet and Modern Woman of Letters By Patricia RiggBorn in England in 1857, Agnes Mary Frances Robinson contributed to cultural and literar currents from nineteenth-century Victorianism to twentieth-century modernism; she was equally at home in … Continue reading

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The Character-Driven Story in Historical Mysteries: An interview with the author of the John Singer Sargent & Violet Paget Mysteries, Mary F. Burns

The Sibyl is delighted to share with you an interview with one of the members of the International Vernon Lee Society, author Mary F Burns. Mary is the author of several books of historical fiction, and member of and book reviewer for … Continue reading

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Dante Conference in Florence, 1-2 October 2021: Intarsi Danteschi

Dear friends of Vernon Lee and her circle, this year marks the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death (Ravenna, September 1321). We are delighted to forward the invitation to attend the important Conference held in Florence, where the poet of poets … Continue reading

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Annual Vernon Lee Lecture of the IVLS : Madeleine Goodall on “The Humanism of Clementina Anstruther-Thomson”

Dear readers, this year’s annual event will be dedicated to Vernon Lee’s bosom friend and collaborator: the humanist Clementina (“Kit”) Anstruther-Thomson, who passed away a century ago, on July 7th 1921. We are delighted and honoured to announce that this … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee and HoL at ESSE 2021 !

Dans le cadre du 15ème colloque international de l’ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) organisé par l’Université de Lyon et qui se déroulera en ligne du 30 Août au 3 Septembre 2021, la base de données Holographical-Lee (HoL) Vernon … Continue reading

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New published work on Vernon Lee

Dear readers, we are happy to announce the following publication of works on Vernon Lee: Bronte Schiltz, “‘Mysterious Influences’: Androgyny and Transgressive Sexuality in Vernon Lee’s ‘A Wicked Voice’ and ‘Prince Alberic and the Snake Lady’”. Oindrila Ghosh (ed.) Vision, … Continue reading

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