13 Oct 2005

Death and Venice - Part 1 - Power, Pleasure and Mortality

From Appointment, 7:00 pm on 13 October 2005
Venice Canal

Venice Canal Photo: Public Domain

All our lives, whether we have been there or not, we have lived in Venice. English speakers have encountered it through Shakespeare, Byron and Wordsworth. Germans through Schiller and Thomas Mann. Othello, Shylock and von Ashenbach have been our guides.

Presented by Elric Hooper and Des Wilson.

  • Death and Venice - Part 2 - From Birth to Glory
  • Death and Venice - Part 3 - Nostalgia and Decay, Jazz and Jets
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