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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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Mary Robinson’s Copy of ‘Belcaro’ sells at Christie’s Auction

On June 16 2021, an edition of Vernon Lee’s 1881 work Belcaro: Being Essays on Sundry Aesthetical Questions appeared in the lots of Christie’s Women in Art auction with an estimate of EUR 1,600 – EUR 2,000. The copy had … Continue reading

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Linda Falcone: Fighting Spirits: Vernon Lee’s campaign to save medieval Florence

Not to be missed: Tonight’s Wednesday lecture at the British Institute in Florence will feature Linda Falcone about Vernon Lee’s campaign to save medieval Florence! “Florence’s turn-of-the-century plan for urban renewal included replacing the Ponte Vecchio. It took an international … Continue reading

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Journée Internationale des Droits des Femmes: Educating our Masters (1908-2021)

Educating our Masters (1908) A Suffragist’s Tour in the North, August 1908 Educating our Masters, 110 years later (2021) #MeeToo #balancetonporc #sciencesporc #paygap #genderequality #InternationalWomensDay For more about Alice Abadam,  catholic suffragist, talented musician, Vernon Lee’s cousin, and the Abadam … Continue reading

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Hommage à Jacqueline Bayard-Pierlot

Nous avons la douleur de vous annoncer la disparition de notre amie Jacqueline Bayard-Pierlot, décédée le 25 février 2021. Jacqueline Bayard-Pierlot, Agrégée de Lettres, avait exercé les fonctions d’Inspecteur d’Académie puis de chef de projets à l’étranger. Très investie dans … Continue reading

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BADS & IVLS present: Lates with Lee, March 18 and 25, 2021

In association with BADS (British Association of Decadence Studies), the International Vernon Lee Society would like to invite you two online Thursday evening events exploring the life and works of Vernon Lee. Lates with Lee Thursday 18 March & Thursday … Continue reading

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Online lecture by Dr Claudia Tobin, February 23, 2021

Claudia Tobin: “Travelling Portraits: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, Ottoline Morrell, Vanessa Bell” Colonica del Palmerino, via del Palmerino 6 23 February 2021, 6.30pm (CET) On-line lecture in English: Travelling at the turn of the century without ever feeling foreign. From … Continue reading

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13 Février 1935: mort de Vernon Lee – 13 Février 2021: une recherche vivante

Bonjour à toutes et à tous, en ce jour anniversaire de la mort de Vernon Lee à Florence, je vous invite à découvrir 3 nouveaux documents inédits, 3 témoignages des amies proches de Vernon Lee, sur notre base de données … Continue reading

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Poster: présentation de Holographical-Lee (HoL), base de données et archive numérique

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