Some 20th Century Literary Visitors to Florence

21 October 2020 - 18:00

Wednesday Lecture, at the Harold Acton Library and online, on Zoom

by Mark Roberts


As in the nineteenth, so in the twentieth century the city of Florence acted as a powerful magnet for all sorts of writers and literary types from the English-speaking world. In this talk, Mark Roberts recalls a selection of these, illustrating them with photographs and anecdotes.


There are two ways to join the event: 

1)  In person at the Harold Acton Library of the British Institute of Florence.
Please reserve your place here, as seats are strictly limited because of COVID safety regulations.


2) On Zoom (no reservation necessary), simply clicking on this link: at 18:00 on Wednesday 21st October.

Once you have downloaded ZOOM. All you have to do is click on the meeting link to join the videoconference. 



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