Tag: eighteenth century

Adventurer: The Life and Times of Giacomo Casanova

Leo Damrosch Everyone has heard of Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), but who was the man behind the myth? Drawing on seldom used materials, including the original French and Italian primary sources, and probing deeply into the psychology, self-conceptions, and self-deceptions of one of the world’s most famous con men and seducers, […]