To know a city is to become intimately intertwined with its nooks, crevices, secret passageways, and dark places where its lifeblood flows and what city has more of those than Venice? In The Other Venice , Predrag Matvejevic ventures past the infamous canals and cobblestone streets of the tourist s Venice to find the heart of the ancient Italian metropolis. A lyric re-imagining of the City of Romance, The Other Venice utterly reconfigures the Venetian landscape, as Matvejevic follows both real and imaginary maps, ...

The Other Venice: Secrets of the City 2007, Reaktion Books

ISBN-13: 9781861893376

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