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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What divines say of the mind , naturalists have observed of the body ; that there is
no passion so natural to it as love ... 162.27-29n , below , and Tristram's
observation that " the soul and body are joint - sharers in every thing they get " (
Smollett considered them to be in some respects a " volatile , giddy , unthinking
people , " and observed that the " pomp and ceremonies of the Catholic religion )
, together with the great number of holidays they observe , howsoever they may ...
He observed that , outside one of the gates of Florence , See Life , p . 399 . ... An
Account of the Manners and Customs of Italy ; with Observations on the Mistakes
of Some Travellers , with Regard to that Country ( London , 1768 ) ; see esp .
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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