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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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A Sentimental Journey and Other Writings (Oxford World's Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

'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 broadest spectrum 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, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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A Sentimental Journey

The Journal to Eliza

A Political Romance

Sermons

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199537181
Author:
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Editor:
Parnell, Tim
Editor:
Jack, Ian
Author:
null, Tim
Author:
Jack, Ian
Author:
null, Ian
Author:
null, Laurence
Author:
Parnell, Tim
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Sermons, english
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 18th C
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
New Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20081215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
5.000 x 7.600 in 0.500 lb

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