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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V and VI of Tristram Shandy did not , however , sell nearly so well as the earlier
ones , and in March 1763 Becket ( the publisher ) still had one - quarter of the
original edition on hand . 27 At this point Sterne's boast at the outset of his literary
By the end of March he was back in Rome ; and having " pass'd a jolly laughing
winter of it , ” : 41 he returned to England early in June 1766. In late July he told a
friend : dear Sir , has had a more agreeable tour than your Yorick -and at ...
192 , March 1767 , p . 319 ) . In Spectator No. 449 ( IV , 78–80 ) , Steele describes
the amiable Fidelia , " who prefers attending her father and " helping on an old
Man's Slipper ” to the attentions of suitors , and comments : " there is no Kind of ...
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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