Tag Archives: Ca’ Foscari

Casanova in My Mailbox

It’s not every day that Casanova shows up in my mailbox. But that’s where I found him today! My copy of the new journal Casanoviana arrived in a large white envelope. It replaces the former l’Intermediaire des Casanovistes (and before … Continue reading

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50 in One Fell Swoop

There I was, lying in bed reading, wincing and grimacing as the book reached its climax. I don’t want to say any more, so that you get to experience this thrill yourself! I recently read The Four Horsemen, the last … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Gregory Dowling

Here is the latest in my monthly series of interview with Venetophiles. This month we feature another writer. Gregory Dowling¬†grew up in Bristol, England, and graduated from Oxford University. From 1979 to 1981 he taught in language schools in Naples, … Continue reading

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