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    Description'Love is nothing without feeling. And feeling is still less without love.' 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. A master of ambiguity and double entendre, Sterne is nevertheless as concerned as his peers with exploring the nature of virtue; unlike other writers of sentimental fiction Sterne insists on the inseparability of desire and feeling. This new edition includes a selection from The Sermons of Mr Yorick, which shed light on the concerns of the Journey, The Journal to Eliza, which records Sterne's feelings as he languishes for the company of Eliza Draper, and A Political Romance, the satire on a local ecclesiastical squabble that was the catalyst for Sterne's literary career. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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    Title
    A Sentimental Journey and Other Writings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Laurence Sterne, Edited by Tim Parnell, Edited by Ian Jack
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 195 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 230 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199537181
    ISBN 10: 0199537186
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
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    B&T General Subject: 800
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    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120, TRV010000
    DC22: 823.6
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    DC22: 823/.6
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    LC classification: PR3712 .J27 2008
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    Thema V1.0: FBC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    15 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Table of contents
    A Sentimental Journey ; The Journal to Eliza ; A Political Romance ; Sermons