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Mercenaries in British and American Literature, 1790-1830Writing, Fighting, and Marrying for Money$
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Erik Simpson

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780748636440

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636440.001.0001

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The Bravos Of Venice

The Bravos Of Venice

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(p.150) Chapter 5 The Bravos Of Venice
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Mercenaries in British and American Literature, 1790-1830
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Simpson Erik

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636440.003.0005

This chapter discusses another novel by James Fenimore Cooper, The Bravo, and aims to investigate the development of a transatlantic literature about the recently fallen Venetian Republic and its bravos. The Venetian bravo is defined as an assassin for hire, and shows the characteristics of a traditionally monstrous mercenary. The chapter shows that the Venetian bravo has become a foreign figure of the domestic mercenary.

Keywords:   Bravo, Venetian Republic, Venetian bravo, domestic mercenary, monstrous mercenary

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