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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From Turin he proceeded to Florence , stopping in Milan , and then went on to
Rome and Naples , where he found himself “ ' infinitely better than I wasand hope
to have added at least ten years to my life by this journey to Italy . ” By the end of ...
Thou hast one comfort , friend , said I , at least in the loss of thy poor beast ; I'm
sure thou hast been a merciful master to him.Alas ! said the mourner , I thought so
, when he was alive — but now that he is dead I think otherwise . I fear the weight
I have something within me which cannot bear the shock of the least indecent
insinuation : in the sportability of chit - chat I have often endeavoured to conquer
it , and with infinite pain have hazarded a thousand things to a dozen of the sex ...
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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