Venice incognito : masks in the serene republic /

"The entire town is disguised," declared a French tourist of eighteenth-century Venice. And, indeed, maskers of all ranks--nobles, clergy, imposters, seducers, con men--could be found mixing at every level of Venetian society. Even a pious nun donned a mask and male attire for her liaison...

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Main Author: Johnson, James H., 1960- (Author)
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Series:ACLS Fellows' Publications.
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