Venice incognito : masks in the serene republic / James H. Johnson.

"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: Electronic
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]
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