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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: 0192839969

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Celebrated in its own day as the progenitor of 'a school of sentimental writers', A Sentimental Journey (1768) has outlasted its many imitators because of the humour and mischievous eroticism that inform Mr Yorick's travels. Setting out to journey to France and Italy he gets little further than Lyons but finds much to appreciate, in contrast to contemporary travel writers whom Sterne satirizes in the figures of Smelfungus and Mundungus.

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