Travels & Voyages Michelle Lovric Venice

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Venice

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Elusive and fantastical, Venice is a many-layered confection of history. The writers here have captured what is most important to them in pieces ranging from the city's foundation up to the present time. The voices, entirely diverse, are both international and native: here we meet Hans Christian Andersen, Paolo Barbaro, Bernard Berenson, Mary Braddon, Casanova, Chekov, Thomas Coryate, Gabriele D'Annunzio, John Evelyn, Hans Habe, Hermann Melville, Claude Monet, Margaret Oliphant, Ezra Pound, Rainer Maria Rilke, Francesco Sansovino, Frances Trollope and Elio Zorzi.

Variously a City of the Soul, The Watery City, The Merchant City, City Afloat, City at Play, The Cruel City, City of Courtesans, City of Arts, City of Flavours, The Haunted City and City of the Future, Venice is captured here in all her moods.

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Elusive and fantastical, Venice is a many–layered confection of history. The writers here have captured what is most important to them, in pieces that span the founding of the city to the present day. The voices, entirely diverse, are both international and native: we meet, along with others, Pietro Aretino, Max Beerbohm, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Herman Melville, Ezra Pound, George Sand, Antonio Sforza, James Whistler, and Elio Zorzi. Variously Merchant City, Haunted City, City of Art, City of Love, and City of the Soul... Venice is portrayed here in all her moods and manifestations. Michelle Lovric is the author of the Venetian novels Carnevale and The Floating Book.

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Michelle Lovric is the author of CARNEVALE. Born in Australia, she now lives in London and Venice.

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Book Description Abacus/Hachette, 2005. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Elusive and fantastical, Venice is a many-layered confection of history. The writers here have captured what is most important to them in pieces ranging from the city`s foundation up to the present time. The voices, entirely diverse, are both international and native: here we meet Hans Christian Andersen, Paolo Barbaro, Bernard Berenson, Mary Braddon, Casanova, Chekov, Thomas Coryate, Gabriele D`Annunzio, John Evelyn, Hans Habe, Hermann Melville, Claude Monet, Margaret Oliphant, Ezra Pound, Rainer Maria Rilke, Francesco Sansovino, Frances Trollope and Elio Zorzi. Variously a City of the Soul, The Watery City, The Merchant City, City Afloat, City at Play, The Cruel City, City of Courtesans, City of Arts, City of Flavours, The Haunted City and City of the Future, Venice is captured here in all her moods. Printed Pages: 464. Bookseller Inventory # 45088

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