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Mary Robinson-Duclaux, d’une rive l’autre

Bien chers tous, dear all, J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution de la biographie de Mary Robinson – Duclaux par Jacqueline Bayard-Pierlot aux éditions Christian: Mary Duclaux, 1857-1944, d’une rive l’autre. It is a great pleasure for me … Continue reading

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Sieberg & Zorn, The Anglo-German Correspondence of Vernon Lee and Irene Forbes-Mosse during World War I ; Women Writers’ Friendship Transcending Enemy Lines

The Anglo-German Correspondence of Vernon Lee and Irene Forbes-Mosse during World War I ; Women Writers’ Friendship Transcending Enemy Lines Edited by Herward Sieberg and Christa Zorn. With a Foreword by Phyllis Mannocchi.Lewiston/Lampeter : Edwin Mellen Press, 2014. 463 pages. Book review by Sophie … Continue reading

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Goodbye Charlie

Charlie Hebdo incarnait, incarne encore, incarnera toujours les valeurs fondatrices de notre société: la liberté, l’égalité, la fraternité. Avec un appétit de vivre qu’auraient salué les grands esprits éclairés d’autres siècles, comme Beaumarchais, lequel, “pressé de rire de tout, de peur d’être … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee, The Paris Review, John Fothergill’s Innkeeper’s Diary

Dear Vernon Lee readers, cher-e-s lecteurs-lectrices, This week, two more Vernon Lee references found around the world, thanks to our kind readers. 1. Who said that Vernon Lee had no readers across the Atlantic? Please enjoy Sadie Stein‘s article in … Continue reading

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Publication: Violet del Palmerino

Dear friends, cher-e-s ami-e-s, it is an immense pleasure to inform you that the Proceedings of the International Conference “Violet del Palmerino, aspects of Vernon Lee’s cosmopolitan salon, 1889-1935” (Florence, sept. 2012) have been published. C’est avec un immense plaisir … Continue reading

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International Vernon Lee Society meeting in Paris 4 June 2014

Cher-e-s ami-e-s de Vernon Lee, Dear Vernon Lee fans, nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer que les formalités administratives ont été accomplies et que l’International Vernon Lee Society est enfin créée. We are glad to inform you that the administrative … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee et les cercles radicaux: nouvelles du Colloque de Paris, 17-18-19 octobre 2013

Dear readers, chers lecteurs, le colloque international de Paris sur “Les femmes et la pensée politique: Vernon Lee et les Cercles Radicaux” qui s’est tenu à l’Université de Paris-Descartes du 17 au 19 octobre derniers a été un grand succès … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee and Radical Circles: Paris Conference, 17-18-19 october 2013

Portrait photographique de Vernon Lee par André Noufflard. Avec l’aimable autorisation de Geneviève Noufflard. Women and Political Theory (19th-20th c.): Vernon Lee and Radical Circles Les femmes et la pensée politique (XIXe-XXe s.) : Vernon Lee et les cercles radicaux Colloque … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago, “Vernon Lee: Literary Revenant”. London, 10 June 2013

Ten years ago… The Sibyl, Journal of Vernon Lee Studies was created ten years ago, as a special section of David C. Rose’s galaxy of fin-de-siècle journals, The Oscholars, at the International Conference organised by Patricia Pulham and Catherine Maxwell … Continue reading

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Tuscan Fairy Tales, edited and published anon. by Vernon Lee

Dear readers You will find in this issue of your favourite journal, a unique book by Vernon Lee: Tuscan fairy tales and folk tales collected, translated and published, anonymously : Tuscan Fairy Tales, Taken down from the Mouths of the … Continue reading

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