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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Walter , Toby , and the reader speak languages which are largely foreign to one
another , but they do succeed in communicating their sensations out of their own
spheres , largely through the mysterious operation of intuition and sympathy ...
Sterne's aim in persuading the reader to participate in this kind of proof was not , I
think , to satirize sentimental benevolence as a delusive sham . Though Yorick is
keenly aware that Fancy is a seduced , and a seducing slut " and " cheatest us ...
II , that the " truest respect which you can pay to the reader's understanding , is to
... leave him something to imagine , in his turn , as well as yourself . For my own
part , I am eternally paying him compliments of this kind , and do all that lies in my
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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