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Casanova's women : the great seducer and the women he loved

Author: Judith Summers
Publisher: London [England] : Bloomsbury, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The eighteenth-century Venetian adventurer Giacomo Casanova used his charisma to talk his way into the beds of more than two hundred women, and turned his name into a synonym for seduction. This work  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Giacomo Casanova; Giacomo Casanova
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Summers
ISBN: 0747577447 9780747577447
OCLC Number: 156768901
Description: xii, 365 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. Zanetta --
2. Virgins of the Veneto --
3. Donna Lucrezia --
4. Bellino --
5. Henriette --
6. M.M. and C.C. --
7. Manon Balletti --
8. The Marquise d'Urfé --
9. Marianne de Charpillon and Pauline --
10. Sophia Williams and Teresa Imer Cornelys --
11. 4 June 1798.
Responsibility: Judith Summers.

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