The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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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.
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About the author

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.

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Publisher
Penguin UK
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Published on
Mar 27, 2003
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Pages
784
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ISBN
9780141920146
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Laurence Sterne, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Sterne's life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL the novels sermons and letters, with individual contents tables
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Includes Sterne's JOURNAL TO ELIZA, discovered many years after his death - appearing here for the first time in digital print
* Rare non-fiction texts often missed out of collections
* Features two biographies - discover Sterne's literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Satires And Novels
A Political Romance
The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy
A Sentimental Journey

The Sermons
The Sermons Of Laurence Sterne

The Letters
Letters From Yorick To Eliza
Original Letters Of The Late Reverend Mr. Laurence Sterne
Letters Of The Late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne To His Most Intimate Friends

The Non-fiction
Journal To Eliza
Yorick’s Meditations Upon Various Interesting And Important Subjects
Explanatory Remarks Upon The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy: Wherein, The Morals And Politics Of This Piece Are Clearly Laid Open, By Jeremiah Kunastrokius, M.d.
The Beauties Of Sterne

The Biographies
Memoirs Of The Life And Family Of The Late Reverend Mr. Laurence Sterne, Written By Himself
Sterne By H.d. Traill

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