By Lydia Flem
Entre Casanova et nous, il y a presque deux siècles d’ignorance et de malentendu. On le croyait don juan de salon et mauvais bougre, on le découvre homme des Lumières et ami des femmes.
Dans ce livre, Lydia Flem raconte remark l’enfant de Venise, malade et abandonné par sa mère, devient un homme audacieux, insolent, prêt à tout entreprendre. Casanova se jette dans l’existence sans rien vouloir en retour, sinon l. a. plus scandaleuse des récompenses le plaisir.
Pour les femmes, le Vénitien est un homme disponible, un amant sans conséquences. Toujours généreux, il se donne sans compter et ne trouve l. a. volupté que lorsqu’elle est partagée. Son paintings de vivre est un exercice du bonheur.
A pars, Rome, Berlin, Saint-Pétersbourg, Spa ou Londres, ce fils de comédiens se despatched partout chez lui. Des salons aristocratiques aux bas-fonds, des alcôves aux couvents, des tables de jeux aux cénacles d’érudits, on le retrouve dans tous les cercles de l. a. société du XVIIIe siècle. journey à travel ignoré puis comblé par l. a. bonne fortune, Casanova rebondit toujours.
Exilé dans un château de Bohême, rattrapé par l. a. vieillesse, cet amoureux de los angeles langue française écrit treize heures par jour l’histoire de sa vie. Dernier pied de nez à l. a. postérité, le vénitien devient moraliste. Non content material d’avoir fait de los angeles volupté de vivre le principe d’une life, il affirme que le vrai bonheur est celui qu’offre los angeles mémoire. Au-delà du plaisir, il y a encore du bonheur, voilà l’insolente morale de Giacomo Casanova.
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Casanova ou l'Exercice du bonheur by Lydia Flem