Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

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"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 with the libertine Casanova. In Venice Incognito, James H. Johnson offers a spirited analysis of masking in this carnival-loving city. He draws on a wealth of material to explore the world view of maskers, both during and outside of ...

Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic 2017, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520294653

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Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic 2011, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520267718

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