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Casanova

Giovanni Jacopo . 1725--98, Italian adventurer noted for his Mémoires, a vivid account of his sexual adventures and of contemporary society

Casanova

(1725–1798) loving (and likable) libertine. [Ital. Hist.: Espy, 130]
See: Lust
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What: Ballet Fantastique's ballet, with choreography by Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager, is based on 18th century Italian adventurer-writer Giacomo Casanova
1) The Sexual Life of Catherine M, by Catherine Millet (2001) 2) The Surrender, by Toni Bentley (2004) 3) The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, by Giacomo Casanova (1826) 4) 100 Strokes of the Brush Before Bed, by Melissa P.
c1760 - Renowned womaniser Giacomo Casanova recalls in his memoirs that he appeared before magistrate Sir John Fielding at Bow Street charged with assaulting a prostitute, and was bound over to keep the peace.
In 18th century Venice, Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) is a legend, scampering from one fair maiden's bedchamber to the next.
Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) is a legend in 18th-century Venetian society, scampering from one fair maiden's bedchamber to the next.
Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) is a living legend and a bit of a hero to the people of 18th century Venice.
Based on legendary lothario Giacomo Casanova (an 18th Century David Walliams with fewer repetitive catchphrases), Heath Ledger (Casanova) is obsessed with the one woman he can't get off with - Francesca Bruni (Sienna Miller), a feminist beauty.
The novel's protagonist is a historical figure, the noted eighteenth-century Venetian libertine Giacomo Casanova, who was not merely a lady-killer but also an adventurer, a swindler, a quack, a gambler, a swashbuckling dueler, and, last but not least, a fine writer and memoirist.