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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Smollett assures his readers that his remarks on Rome " are all my own ” and that
, " upon my word and honour , I have described nothing but what actually fell
under my own observation ” ( Travels , Letter No. 31 , p . 264 ; No. 33 , p . 290 ) .
VII ) ; observing that his father's " researches ” were " ever of such a nature , that
they would have found fruit even in a desert , " he remarks : wherever my father
went — but ' twas more remarkably so , in this journey through France and Italy ...
remarks on sparrows are considerably expanded and read in part Note to p . as
follows : 228.11-22 Arabic physicians forbid ( sparrow ) as a food , because of [
the sparrow's ] short life and lecherousness . For example , Orus in Hieroglyph ...
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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