A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, Bände 1-2
University of California Press, 1967 - 377 Seiten
Best known for his novel Tristram Shandy, author Laurence Sterne drew upon his experiences in the 1760s, when he travelled extensively through France and Italy, to create this fictional travelogue. --From publisher's description.
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When La Fleur enter'd the room , after every discount I could make for my soul ,
the genuine look and air of the fellow determined the matter at once in his favour ;
so I hired him first - and 10 then began to inquire what he could do : But I shall ...
La Fleur insisted upon the thing — and the bidet 20 threw him . 25 What's the
matter , La Fleur , said I , with this bidet of thine ? Monsieur , said he , c'est un
cheval le plus opiniatré du monde Nay , if he is a conceited beast , he must go his
La Fleur ] An account of La Fleur's life and of his p . 123.84 experiences as
Sterne's valet , purportedly given to the writer by Sterne himself , appeared in
1790 ) in three articles entitled " Sterne's La Fleur . " Cross states that the account
" has ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - john257hopper - LibraryThing
This 250 year old novel was a fictional satire on a more serious non-fictional account of a journey through France and Italy by Sterne's contemporary Tobias Smollett. The satire is in the fact that ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Marse - LibraryThing
A Sentimental Journey is the story of a man traveling from England to France and back and his adventures, or should I say, his encounters during the trip. We don't get a lot of "travel" descriptions ... Vollständige Rezension lesen