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The Resource The empress of pleasure : the life and adventures of Teresa Cornelys - queen of masquerades and Casanova's lover, Judith Summers

The empress of pleasure : the life and adventures of Teresa Cornelys - queen of masquerades and Casanova's lover, Judith Summers

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The empress of pleasure : the life and adventures of Teresa Cornelys - queen of masquerades and Casanova's lover
Title
The empress of pleasure
Title remainder
the life and adventures of Teresa Cornelys - queen of masquerades and Casanova's lover
Statement of responsibility
Judith Summers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Outrageous, ingenious and indomitable, Mrs Cornelys enjoyed immense wealth and success during her lifetime. She came to London in 1759 aged 36, a Venetian-born opera singer and mother of Casanova's child. Imprisoned for bankruptcy, she bounced back, eventually dying of cancer in 1797
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Summers, Judith
Dewey number
  • 942'.081'092
  • 920 Cornelys
  • 942'.081'092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cornelys, Teresa
  • Impresarios
  • Mistresses
  • London (England)
  • Biography
Label
The empress of pleasure : the life and adventures of Teresa Cornelys - queen of masquerades and Casanova's lover, Judith Summers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780670912582
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 338 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670912582
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., ports.
Label
The empress of pleasure : the life and adventures of Teresa Cornelys - queen of masquerades and Casanova's lover, Judith Summers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780670912582
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 338 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670912582
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., ports.

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