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Laurence Sterne"s Tristram Shandy A Casebook (Casebooks in Criticism) by Thomas Keymer

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7391245M
ISBN 100195175611
ISBN 109780195175615

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With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. Laurence Sterne's 'The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman' is a huge literary paradox, for it is both a novel and an anti-novel. As a comic novel replete with bawdy humour and generous sentiments, it introduces us to a vivid group of memorable characters, variously eccentric, farcical and 4/5(5). Tristram Shandy, experimental novel by Laurence Sterne, published in nine volumes from to Wildly experimental for its time, Tristram Shandy seems almost a modern avant-garde novel. Narrated by Shandy, the story begins at the moment of his . Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.   The Penguin English Library Edition of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne'I am got, I know not how, into a cold unmetaphorical vein of infamous writing, and cannot take a plumb-lift out of it for my soul; so must be obliged to go on writing like a Dutch commentator to the end of the chapter, unless something be done 'Laurence Sterne's great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire 4/5(13).

Laurence Sterne, Irish-born English novelist and humorist, author of Tristram Shandy (–67), an early novel in which story is subordinate to the free associations and digressions of its narrator. He is also known for the novel A Sentimental Journey (). Sterne’s father, Roger, though grandson. Tristram Shandy is a novel by Laurence Sterne that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. The Penguin English Library Edition of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne 'I am got, I know not how, into a cold unmetaphorical vein of infamous writing, and cannot take a plumb-lift out of it for my soul; so must be obliged to go on writing like a Dutch commentator to the end of the chapter, unless something be done '. Laurence Sterne's great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire. Laurence Sterne was an Irish-born English novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local died in London after years of fighting consumption (tuberculosis)/5.

  For instance, Walter Shandy, Tristram’s beloved father, sets out to write a book—the “Tristra-poedia”—containing all human knowledge, so as to give his son a head start in life. THE LIFE and OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, Gent. C H A P. I. I WISH either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me; had they duly consider’d how much depended upon what they were then doing;—that not only the production of a rational Being was concerned in it, but that possibly the. Tristam Shandy by Laurence Sterne and a great selection of related books, Tristam Shandy Book One. Sterne, Laurence. Published by Hahn, Hannover, Germany () Used. First Edition. TRISTRAM, broché. Condition: bon état, usage. tome 1 seul, in-8   The Folio Society celebrates the work of Laurence Sterne (–) with this release of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, which is limited to Copies.