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The volume, which features contributions from many international scholars, is a new tribute to the eclectic figure of Vernon Lee. It is primarily focused on her relations with the international community, whom she hosted during 'cultural salons' at her home, Villa Il Palmerino.


  • 'VIOLET DEL PALMERINO: Aspects of Cosmopolitan Culture in Vernon Lee's Salon: 1889-1935'
    Proceedings of the international conference in Florence, (27-28 September 2012)
    Organised by the Regional Council of Tuscany, in collaboration with Il Palmerino Cultural Association, The British Institute of Florence, Institut Français de Florence, The Sybil, Niama and AWA

    Editors: Serena Cenni, Sophie Geoffroy and Elisa Bizzotto.

  • Authors: Geneviève Noufflard, Agnèse Deleforge, Sophie Geoffroy, Phyllis F. Mannocchi, Amanda Gagel, Ricarda Gerosa, Richard Allen Cave, Stefano Evangelista, Elisa Bizzotto, Silvio Balloni, Alessandro Fambrini and Federica Frediani
    Edition: October 2014 Assembly Editions
    Language: Italian, French and English
    Pages: 258, with some full-colour photos

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