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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ceretiscatimentalis's Peace be to them ! if it is to be found ; but heaven itself , was
it 55 possible to get there with such tempers , would want objects to give it - every
gentle spirit would come flying upon the wings of Love to hail their arrival ...
It had pleased heaven , he said , to bless him with three sons , 25 the finest lads
in all Germany ; but having in one week lost two of the eldest of them by the small
- pox , and the youngest falling ill of the same distemper , he was afraid of being ...
Yorick's prophecy that 120.54-64 Smelfungus and Mundungus would be
unhappy even in heaven is partially adapted from one of Sterne's sermons , “ Our
Conversation in Heaven , ” in which he offers the following reflections on St.
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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