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Casanova and the women he loved

Wood, Clement

Casanova and the women he loved

by Wood, Clement

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Published by Haldeman-Julius Co. in Girard, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Casanova, Giacomo, 1725-1798.,
    • Adventure and adventurers -- Europe -- Biography.,
    • Europe -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Publisher"s advertisements on p. 64.

      StatementClement Wood.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesLittle blue book ;, no. 976
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC1 .L8 no. 976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. ;
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3385001M
      LC Control Number2004564110

        The only women he complained about were English prostitutes but that was apparently because of the language barrier. Casanova has been played by Heath Ledger, Donald Sutherland, Vincent Price and 4/5. For Casanova, there were so many oysters in the world, so many women with whom to share oysters, and so many ways in which to do so. He writes, “We amused ourselves with eating oysters after the Author: Mei Chin.

      Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (/ ˌ k æ s ə ˈ n oʊ v ə, ˌ k æ z ə-/, Italian: [ˈdʒaːkomo dʒiˈrɔːlamo kazaˈnɔːva, kasa-]; 2 April – 4 June ) was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during Born: 2 April , Venice, Republic of Venice (now Italy). Dr. Gabe Mirkin. Casanova is defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “a man who is a promiscuous and unscrupulous lover.” Near the end of his life in the s, he wrote a volume, 3,page autobiography claiming that he slept with at least women and some men, including nobility, servants, and : Gabe Mirkin.

        During Carnival in , after one of Casanova’s friends suggested it would be “a good joke,” Casanova and seven other men abducted and raped a woman, he wrote in his memoirs. According to Casanova, she loved it. Her husband filed a complaint to the authorities, who offered a reward of ducats for information on the assailants.   ''I have loved women to a frenzy,'' the 18th-century writer and adventurer Giacomo Casanova wrote in his huge memoir, ''History of My Life.'' And indeed he did.


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In Casanova: The Man Who Really Loved Women, Lydia Flem, a Belgian psychoanalyst and critic, wants to add the word 'feminist' to this list. The author of two previous books on Freud, Flem glowingly outlines Casanova's life in 18th century Venice in an effort to prove that he is not only one of history's most valiant and colorful characters but Pages:   He did mark the end of his youth by his less then successful trip to London but in his own retelling of his life, the older Casanova seems to view his younger self with such affection and amusement that the full tired-of-life element of this book doesnt really ring true/5.

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