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 charges of obscenity were less severe , and the story of Le Fever's death
was warmly praised and widely reprinted . The Monthly Review declared that it "
does greater honour to the abilities and disposition of the Author , than any other
... if Heaven would not take him from him also , he would go in gratitude to St.
Iago in Spain . When the mourner got thus far on his story , he stopp'd to pay
nature her tribute — and wept bitterly . He said , Heaven had accepted the
329-330 ) , he tells Eliza ' as whimsical a Story . . and as comically disastrous as
ever befell one of our ( Shan ) family — Shandy's Nose , ... his Sash - Window are
fools to it ” —about the sufferings he is experiencing from what the doctors have ...
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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