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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CHARACTER . VERSAILLES . A Napier he had given me the Passport . ND how
do you find the French ? said the Count de B **** , The reader may suppose that
after so obliging a proof of courtesy , I could not be at a loss to say something ...
30 which inclines men more to human actions , than courteous oneswe should at
least lose that distinct variety and originality of character , which distinguishes
them , not only from each other , but from all the world besides . I had a few king ...
65.8-9 of taste , but I took the liberty to point out some gross allusions , which I
apprehended would be matter of just offence , especially when coming from a
clergyman , as they would betray a forgetfulness of his character . -He observed ,
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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