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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Give up your Long Noses . . . your Andoüillets . . . . try your strength another way .
One of our gentlemen once remarked , in print Mr. Shandy- that he thought your
excellence lay in the PATHETIC . I think so too . In my opinion , the little story of ...
Strange ! quoth I , debating the matter with myself , That one and twenty miles
sailing , for ' tis absolutely no further from Dover to Calais , 5 should give a man
these rights — I'll look into them : so giving up the argument– I went straight to my
Do not , my fair young ladies , said he , stop your good ears against me - Upon
my word , honest man ! said the younger , we have no change — Then God bless
you , said the poor man , and multiply those joys which you can give to others ...
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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