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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne
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Laurence Sterne's great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire defies any attempt to categorize it. Part novel, part digression, its gloriously disordered narrative interweaves the birth and life of the unfortunate 'hero' Tristram Shandy, the eccentric philosophy of his father Walter, the amours and military obsessions of Uncle Toby, and a host of other characters.

Author Biography

Laurence Sterne (1713-68) was a clergyman. The Life of Tristram Shandy made him a celebrity and he was lavishly feted when he visited London. During the latter years of his life he alternated between there and recuperative continental travels. Melvyn and Joan New teach at the University of Florida.
Release date NZ
March 27th, 2003
Contributors
Edited by Joan New Edited by Melvyn New Introduction by Melvyn New Notes by Melvyn New Preface by Christopher Ricks
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
784
Dimensions
129x198x33
ISBN-13
9780141439778
Product ID
1660603

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