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By Laurence Sterne

ISBN-10: 0199537186

ISBN-13: 9780199537181

Edited by way of Tim Parnell and Ian Jack

'Love is not anything with no feeling. And feeling remains to be much less with out love.'

Celebrated in its personal day because the progenitor of 'a tuition of soppy writers', A Sentimental trip (1768) has outlasted its many imitators as a result of the humour and mischievous eroticism that tell Mr Yorick's travels. getting down to trip to France and Italy he will get little extra than Lyons yet unearths a lot to understand, unlike modern go back and forth writers whom Sterne satirizes within the figures of Smelfungus and Mundungus. A grasp of ambiguity and double entendre, Sterne is however as involved as his friends with exploring the character of advantage; in contrast to different writers of soft fiction Sterne insists at the inseparability of hope and feeling.

This new version encompasses a choice from The Sermons of Mr Yorick, which make clear the troubles of the adventure, The magazine to Eliza, which files Sterne's emotions as he languishes for the corporate of Eliza Draper, and A Political Romance, the satire on an area ecclesiastical squabble that was once the catalyst for Sterne's literary career.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from worldwide. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different worthy positive factors, together with specialist introductions by way of prime gurus, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional examine, and masses extra.

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Was für einen Weg? Wieso? Um sicherzugehen, suchte ich auf dem Heimweg einen Blumenladen auf und schickte Frau Glick zehn rote Nelken. 31 So benimmt sich ein Kavalier, wenn ich richtig informiert bin. Warum es leugnen: ich hätte zumindest einen Telefonanruf vom Hause Glick erwartet. Nicht als ob mein Blumenarrangement besondere Dankesbezeigungen erfordert hätte, aber trotzdem … Als bis zum Einbruch der Dämmerung noch nichts geschehen war, erkundigte ich mich telefonisch im Blumenladen nach dem Schicksal meiner Nelken.

Oder sind Sie vom Mond heruntergefallen? Sie nehmen Ihre Bücher, legen sie dem Steuerprüfer vor – und erwarten allen Ernstes, daß er Ihnen glaubt? « Stockler schluchzte leise vor sich hin. Seine Tränen rührten nach einer Weile Josseles Herz: »Haben Sie Bettücher zu Hause, Herr Stockler? Gut. Und jetzt hören Sie zu …« Nicht lange danach, an einem regnerischen Vormittag, begab sich Stockler auf sein zuständiges Finanzamt, betrat das Zimmer seines zuständigen Steuerreferenten, nahm auf dessen 63 Aufforderung ihm gegenüber Platz und senkte den Kopf.

Man kann nicht früh genug anfangen, menschliche Kontakte zu suchen! Ich nickte dem Knaben in der Nachbarloge freundlich zu. Er nickte freundlich zurück. Und in seinem Gesicht … Gott helfe mir … in seinem Gesicht zuckte es, rhythmisch und unaufhörlich … Von der Eisrevue sah ich nichts mehr. Ich hatte mich mit dem Rücken zur Nachbarloge gekehrt. « 46 »Meine Schlüssel! « Mit einem Panthersatz verschwand ich in der brodelnden Menge. Raphael war ganz verweint, als er mich endlich wiederfand. Glücklicherweise beruhigte er sich bald.

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