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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman

Laurence Sterne

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman

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Published by Lehmann in London .
Written in English


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Statement introduction by Peter Quennell.
SeriesThe Chiltern Library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23127658M

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman0: In Four Volumes, Volume 4 before, was a book apocryphal: If I am thus pressed — I then put an end to the whole objection and controversy about it all at once, The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman, Volume 1 Works and life of Laurence Sterne. Introduction and Notes by Robert Folkenflik Rich in playful double entendres, digressions, formal oddities, and typographical experiments, "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman "provoked a literary sensation when it first appeared in England in a series of volumes from to An ingeniously structured novel (about writing a novel) that fascinates like a verbal game of /5(9).


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Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption (tuberculosis).Pages: Oct 25,  · The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman book.

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Tristram Shandy suggests that people need a combination of book-learning and life experience to make their way through the world successfully. Foolishness In Tristram Shandy, everyone—including Tristram—is one step away from joining the Mad Hatter's tea party.

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After reading four volumes of the latest bestseller, Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (), Walpole was done. The book offered only “the dregs of nonsense” and Walpole was pleased to see that fellow naysayers had given it “the contempt [it] deserved.”.

May 27,  · About The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. Endlessly digressive, boundlessly imaginative and unmatched in its absurd and timeless wit Laurence Sterne’s great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire defies any attempt to categorize it, with a rich metafictional narrative that might classify it as the first ‘postmodern’ novel.

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