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This oil painting is a depiction of Maria from Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy.

Part of the point of Yorick's narrative is to contrast his benevolent attitude towards man with the attitudes expressed in the more spleen-oriented, irritable travel narratives of his contemporaries. This welcoming attitude is also what gives the…

An illustration describing Laurence Sterne's views on prominent writers such as Tobias Smollett and Samuel Sharp. He refers to them as Smelfungus and Mundungus.

This book written in 1810 analyzing the passions and how they affect the human mind.

An oil painting depicting the pulse scene from Sterne's "A Sentimental Journey"

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An Illustration of the scene, "The Dead Ass"

Before Laurence Sterne published Shandy andA Sentimental Journey, he wrote sermons as a parson which tackled many questions about human identity and experience in the eighteenth century.

Yorick, the narrator of A Sentimental Journey, decides to include the missing story of his lack of passport in France only when that story has consequence for the rest of his purported narrative.Thus, Sterne sheds light on the hidden nuance behind…

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An Excerpt from 'A Sentimental Journey' - The Act of Charity, Paris

An excerpt from a journal article about the rise of foreign travel in eighteenth century Europe, and how it influenced travel writing such as Lawrence Sterne's "A Sentimental Journey".
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