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Sentimental Journey, a (1768) [Novel]
by Laurence Sterne Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Sterne's Sentimental Journey is a novel without a plot and a journey without a destination. Here, Sterne records the adventures of the amiable Parson Yorick, as sets off on his travels through France and Italy, relishing his encounters with all manner of men and women, particularly the pretty ones. The tale rapidly moves away from the narrative of travel to become a series of pathetic and ironic incidents, dramatic sketches, philosophical musings, and anecdotes. Here, sharp wit is mixed with gaiety, irony with tender feeling forging a truly original style and establishing Sterne as the first of the stream-of-consciousness writers.

Original title: A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsPost-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey (1995) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Laurence Sterne

Edition #1: A Sentimental Journey

A Sentimental Journey (1768)
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Language: English

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A Sentimental Journey (June 30, 2005)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Harmondsworth, Middlesex
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780140437799
Dimensions: 5 x 7.7 x 0.6 in
Pages: 176

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A Sentimental Journey (May 2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Mineola, NY
Publisher: Dover Thrift Editions
ISBN: 9780486434735
Dimensions: 5.1 x 8.1 x 0.3 in
Pages: 108

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