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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Life and Opinions , Yorick's Journey is written " against the spleen , " 23 and in
this as in other respects , his " travels and observations " are , as he points out , "
altogether of a different cast ” from those of many of his English " fore - runners ”
83-84 ) . His travels are partly intended to teach his contemporaries the value of
behaving in a civilized manner . As V. S. Pritchett has observed , Smollett's
writings , like Rowlandson's and Hogarth's pictures , delineate " the nightmare
I met Smelfungus in the grand portico of the Pantheon - he was just coming out of
it — ' Tis nothing but a huge cock - pit * , said he — I wish you had said nothing
worse of the Venus of Medicis , 95 * Vide S's Travels . 34-35 cock - pit * , ... he ...
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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