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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( Spain ) , which is enough for a fertile brain to write a volume upon . ... labor on
the fourth installment of Tristram Shandy , he wrote Foley : " You will read a comic
account of my journey from Calais thro ' Paris to the Garonne , in these volumes .
Writing for a heterogeneous and generally imperceptive public , he recognized
that the originality of the first two volumes had been primarily responsible for their
success at a time when readers were eager for something new.23 The third and ...
The text of this edition of A Sentimental Journey , except for minor emendations
recorded in the textual notes , is printed from the first edition , published in
London by T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt , on 27 February 1768 , in two volumes .
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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