Laurence Sterne"s Tristram Shandy

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768.,
  • Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
SeriesModern critical interpretations
ContributionsBloom, Harold.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3714.T73 L384 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2377943M
ISBN 100877544239
LC Control Number87006367

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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 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.

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It humorously chronicles the life of Tristram Shandy; this comic account is intertwined with his thoughts and philosophies regarding various issues. The novel is typographically very unusual in a style that is Sterne's own all the way. Sternes Erzählstil erscheint sehr umständlich und sprunghaft.

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It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing inand seven others following over the next 10 years. Laurence Sterne ( - ) was an Irish-born English novelist and an Anglican clergyman. Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne As its title suggests, the book is ostensibly Tristram's narration of his life story.

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The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Tristram Shandy, Uncle Toby/5. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy. STERNE, Laurence. Item Number: London: Various Imprints, First editions, first issue of each volume.

Octavo, 9 volumes. Volumes 5,7, and 9 are signed by Stern as called for. In near fine condition in an attractive calf with gilt tooling to the spine. Housed in a handsome custom leather box.

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