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Casanova Location Gets Recognized

A friend recently sent me this photo. I knew about this general location, where Casanova aided Bragadin after the party, but I didn’t know that someone had found the precise┬ásite of the former caffe. Or did they? Is this sign … Continue reading

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Casanova Credits

Tonight in France on France 2 aired a new documentary on Casanova, created by Jean-Edouard Choppin. Here is a link to the announcement and previews: http://www.france2.fr/emissions/secrets-d-histoire It’s part of a series called Secrets d’Histoire. Jean-Edouard Choppin contacted me a year … Continue reading

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The Illegitimate Child of Casanova

Gah! I recently watched the first episode of the British TV show Casanova. Yes yes, I know I’m way behind the times. But I’ve been writing books for the last five years, not watching TV. And really, I think I’ve … Continue reading

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Quattro Minuti con Casanova–Palazzo Soranzo

Ready for another part of the story? You heard about Senator Bragadin and saw his palazzo where Casanova had his own apartment and a gondolier at his beck and call. But where did Casanova first meet the senator? If you … Continue reading

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Time for a Photo

  This week my students have been studying various empires in their World History class. I’ve been trying to help them prepare for a test (I’m an academic resource counselor besides being an English teacher), and they’ve had all these … Continue reading

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