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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... the more was I forced upon my beggarly system — the better the Coterie — the
more children 90 of Art - I languish'd for those of Nature : and one night , after a
most vile prostitution of myself to half a dozen different people , I grew sick - went
I NEVER felt what the distress of plenty was in any one shape till now — to travel
it through the Bourbonnois , the sweetest part of France — in the hey - day of the
vintage , when Nature is pouring her abundance into every one's lap , and every
similitude wrought in the faculties of the mind , corresponding with the Note to p .
nature of the purest of beings , who is to be the object of our fruition here- 120.54-
64 after ; —that it is not morally only , but physically impossible for it to be happy ...
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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