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The seeker of forgotten stories

In ‘The seeker of forgotten stories’ the writer Ester Rizzo tells of her day spent bringing to life the lives of sisters who lived in other centuries. Palermo, Italy, December 2019.

A mother lost, a mother found

‘A mother lost, a mother found’ and the return to a jealous, narcissistic land “who denies bread” in Angela Mancuso’s story. Sicily, 2020

Nadia, from the East

A ‘sister’, a white orphan, a strange disease: lives suspended in the story ‘Nadia, from the east’ by Cettina Callea. Italy, 2020.

“Virginia? She was cheerful and creative”

The son of a very intimate Virginia Woolf’s friend, Vita Sackville-West, remembers how his “favourite aunt” was “beautiful, cheerful and creative”. So many anecdotes in an interview from 1980 with Enzo Biagi.

Why should you read Virginia Woolf?

‘Why should you read Virginia Woolf?’ Question and answer in this interesting ‘lesson’ on Ted Ed by Iseult Gillespie of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Gillespie is a trainer of the educational platform TED-Ed.’

Maria the gas station attendant

A september day,  year 1978 from the diary of Maria Lega, gas station attendant in Turin (Italy)

“Forced to leave school to serve the brothers”

“Mamma Maria, forced to leave school, was considered a rebel because she was unwilling to serve the men of the house” diary of Franchina Tresoldi, artist, Lodi (Italy)

Virginia Woolf Project is born to give you voice

June 20, 1906: Virginia Woolf paints with words the condition of the women of the time. And she leaves us with the same task. That of not being “one of the many women crowded in the shadows”. Find out how… Continue Reading →

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