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Venice: A Cultural and Literary Companion (Cities of the Imagination)
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Garrett explores the extraordinary history, art, and architecture of Venice and the islands of the lagoon. Looking at the legacy of the city's Jewish, Greek, Slav, and Armenian minorities, he recalls the exploits of such legendary figures as Casanova and Byron. Maps and illustrations.
Book News Annotation:
Garrett, who has authored literary companions to Italy and to Greece, here offers travelers to Venice some enrichment of their experience with his discussion of the history and architecture of Venice and the islands of the lagoon; the legacy of the city's Jewish, Greek, Slav, and Armenian nations; and the city's rich traditions in opera, drama, art, and music. The book includes b&w drawings and a few b&w photos.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and index.
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