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A colored, engraved plate depicting LaFleur playing his fife and servants dancing in the kitchen. This illustration comes from the first edition of "A Sentimental Journey".

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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentlemanwas Laurence Sterne's first major success. This exaggerated depiction of the main character, Tristram Shandy, is from an original copy of the novel.

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A kind of collage portraying important scenes from the novel, as well as key words and phrases that appear within the novel. The words and images portrayed generally relate to ideas of sentimentalism and Yorick's expressions of his passions.

A profound comment was made by Yorick when realizing the German man's intense love for his lost donkey. He proclaims that the people ought to love each other in the way this man loved his donkey, and that the world would be a better place. This…

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A wood engraving depicting Yorick's interaction with the monk from A Sentimental Journey. Yorick's face of disgust can be seen here

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An Excerpt from 'A Sentimental Journey'

This excerpt from a journal article introduces the idea of politeness in the eighteenth-century. This excerpt talks about trends between politeness and its relation to behavior. This is similar to discussions of sentimentalism, passions, and…

An excerpt from Chapter 2 The Vicar of Wakefield which captures the sentimental experience of courtship through an account of the daily routine led by the involved families

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A painting depicting the Age of Sentimentalism in the 18th century

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A portrait of Laurence Sterne, writer of A Sentimental Journey. Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1760
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