A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (Broadview Editions)

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (Broadview Editions)

By: Laurence Sterne (author), Katherine Turner (editor)Paperback

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The quintessential novel of sentiment, A Sentimental Journey masquerades as the fragmentary travel journal of Parson Yorick, a whimsical and amorous Englishman abroad. Accompanied through Paris and the provinces by his loyal French valet, Yorick enjoys a variety of sentimental and often comic encounters with a lively range of French characters. The novel is also punctuated by passages of self-conscious reflection on questions of personal and national identity, slavery and freedom, poverty and inequality. Appendices include material on sensibility in philosophy and literature and on eighteenth-century travel writing, as well as excerpts from Sterne's other writings and examples of the novel's critical reception, imitation, and illustration.

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About Author

Katherine Turner is Associate Professor of English at Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781551118888
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781551118888
  • weight: 360
  • ISBN10: 1551118882

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