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Sterne, Laurence 1713-1768

Overview
Works: 2,369 works in 10,514 publications in 19 languages and 143,319 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Experimental fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Bibliography  History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Creator, Honoree, Dubious author, Dedicatee, Editor
Classifications: PR3714, 823.6
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A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

1,879 editions published between 1760 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 8,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his novel Tristram Shandy, author Laurence Sterne drew upon his experiences in the 1760s, when he travelled extensively through France and Italy, to create this fictional travelogue. --From publisher's description
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

493 editions published between 1759 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 7,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doomed to become the 'sport of fortune' by an interruption at the crucial moment of conception, Tristram Shandy's life lurches from one mishap to another: his nose crushed by the doctor's forceps during birth, christened with the worng name, an unfortunate incident involving a slamming sash window. Though everything occurs between parlor and garden, Tristram's excitable father, bewildered mother, and Uncle Toby provide ample opportunity for the digressions and madcap events that structure this seminal novel
Tristram Shandy : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticism by Laurence Sterne( Book )

230 editions published between 1829 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reprints the first edition of the eighteenth-century novel about the live and opinions of the unconventional Tristram Shandy as they appeared from December 1759 to January 1767; with a chronology of the author's life, and critical commentary from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries."
A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

56 editions published between 1800 and 1998 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra det 18. århundrede
A sentimental journey, the journal to Eliza by Laurence Sterne( Book )

92 editions published between 1926 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sentimental journey through France & Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

25 editions published between 1900 and 1942 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sermons of Mr. Yorick by Laurence Sterne( Book )

106 editions published between 1760 and 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie et les opinions de Tristram Shandy, gentilhomme by Laurence Sterne( Book )

105 editions published between 1784 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette édition, en un seul volume et dans une traduction nouvelle, du roman de L. Sterne (1713-1768) respecte au plus près l'usage révolutionnaire de la typographie et de la ponctuation. Cette histoire raconte sur un ton moderne, fantaisiste et jubilatoire comment Tristram Shandy a été le jouet des événements et de ses parents
The works and life of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne( Book )

113 editions published between 1780 and 2012 in English and German and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual books. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. This Collection Includes:Journey to Eliza and various lettersThe Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, GentlemanA Political R
Letters from Yorick to Eliza by Laurence Sterne( Book )

103 editions published between 1773 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sentimental journey by Laurence Sterne( Book )

106 editions published between 1768 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy is a novel by the Irish-born English author Laurence Sterne, written and first published in 1768, as Sterne was facing death. In 1765 Laurence Sterne travelled through France and Italy as far south as Naples, and after returning determined to describe his travels from a sentimental point of view. The novel can be seen as an epilogue to the possibly unfinished work The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and also as an answer to Tobias Smollett's decidedly unsentimental Travels through France and Italy. (Sterne met Smollett during his travels in Europe, and strongly objected to his spleen, acerbity and quarrelsomeness. He modeled the character of Smelfungus on him.) The novel was extremely popular and influential and helped establish travel writing as the dominant genre of the second half of the 18th century. Unlike prior travel accounts which stressed classical learning and objective non-personal points of view, A Sentimental Journey emphasized the subjective discussions of personal taste and sentiments, of manners and morals over classical learning. Throughout the 1770s women travel writers began publishing significant numbers of sentimental travel accounts. Sentiment also became a favorite style among those expressing non-mainstream views including political radicalism. The narrator is the Reverend Mr. Yorick, who is slyly represented to guileless readers as Sterne's barely disguised alter ego. The book recounts his various adventures, usually of the amorous type, in a series of self-contained episodes. The book is less eccentric and more elegant in style than Tristram Shandy and was better received by contemporary critics. It was published on February 27, and on March 18 Sterne died
The beauties of Sterne : including all his pathetic tales, and most distinguished observations on life. : Selected for the heart of sensibility. : [Seven lines from Sterne's Sentimental journey] by Laurence Sterne( Book )

94 editions published between 1782 and 2010 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vie et opinions de Tristram Shandy, gentilhomme by Laurence Sterne( Book )

68 editions published between 1780 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tristram Shandy est un ouvrage excentrique, déroutant, riche et tendre. C'est un roman qui se moque du genre romanesque. C'est un faux ouvrage d'érudition qui ridiculise les cuistres. C'est un traité d'art militaire où l'on fait combattre des soldats de plomb, un livre d'obstétrique où le médecin arrive en retard, une histoire d'amour inachevée, un tableau de la société campagnarde anglaise et des humeurs d'une étrange famille. Tristram Shandy, qui embrasse tous les sujets, qui est écrit sur tous les tons, est un livre de tous les temps, chef-d'Oeuvre de fantaisie, d'humour et de sensibilité
Letters of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne( Book )

42 editions published between 1927 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

55 editions published between 1759 and 1950 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

51 editions published between 1772 and 1800 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Laurence Sterne : A.M. ... To which is prefixed an account of the life and writings of the author by Laurence Sterne( Book )

31 editions published between 1774 and 1779 in English and Irish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

28 editions published between 1781 and 1791 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with an account of his own conception (because his father had forgotten to wind the clock!) this parson-turned-writer uses the story of his birth and early years as a vehicle for many bizarre and hilarious digressions. These include - amongst others - his Uncle Toby, nursing his 'wound in the groin" and playing war games with Tristam's father and Dr. Slop whose delivery technique gave the author a birthday present of a bent nose
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

41 editions published between 1760 and 1845 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tristram Shandy : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticism
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Eugenius 1713-1768

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Sterne, Wawrzynec 1713-1768

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Yorick.

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Yorick 1713-1768 Mr

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Yorick Mr. 1713-1768

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Λώρενς Στερν Αγγλοϊρλανδός μυθιστοριογράφος

Лоренс Стерн

Лорънс Стърн

Лорэнс Стэрн

Лоўрэнс Стэрн

Стерн, Лоренс

Стерн, Лоренс 1713-1768

Стерн, Лоренс английский писатель и священник

Стэрн, Лаврентий 1713-1768

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לארענס סטערן

לורנס סטרן

לורנס סטרן סופר בריטי

סטרן, לורנס 1713-1768

لورنس استرن

लारेंस स्टर्न

로렌스 스턴

스턴, 로렌스 1713-1768

スターン, ローレンス

ローレンス・スターン 18世紀イギリスの小説家、牧師

劳伦斯·斯特恩

Languages
English (3,328)

French (324)

German (189)

Spanish (63)

Italian (49)

Polish (14)

Russian (6)

Czech (6)

Slovenian (4)

Turkish (4)

Swedish (3)

Hungarian (3)

Irish (3)

Hebrew (2)

Danish (2)

Japanese (1)

Ukrainian (1)

Latin (1)

Dutch (1)

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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentlemanTristram Shandy : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticismA sentimental journey through France and ItalyLa vie et les opinions de Tristram Shandy, gentilhommeA sentimental journeyLaurence SterneSterne