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Sterne, Laurence 1713-1768

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A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( )

2,230 editions published between 1750 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 21,337 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 )

1,427 editions published between 1759 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 17,732 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
The sermons of Mr. Yorick by Laurence Sterne( )

175 editions published between 1744 and 2015 in English and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sentimental journey by Laurence Sterne( )

85 editions published between 1768 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,086 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 life & opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

294 editions published between 1759 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comical novel full of story deviations. Most scenes within recount comical misunderstandings or domestic problems"--Provided by publisher
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( )

4 editions published between 1759 and 2010 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This multi-volume comic masterpiece is a must-read for fans of literary humor writing. An inventive pastiche of a staggering array of eighteenth-century thinkers, writers, and artists, Tristram Shandy combines intellectual allusions with rollicking -- and sometimes bawdy -- humor
Letters from Yorick to Eliza by Laurence Sterne( )

104 editions published between 1773 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristram Shandy : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticism by Laurence Sterne( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,040 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 )

58 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A sentimental journey, the journal to Eliza by Laurence Sterne( Book )

90 editions published between 1926 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne( )

105 editions published between 1780 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 626 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
La vie et les opinions de Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne( )

43 editions published between 1776 and 1785 in French and English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

26 editions published between 1929 and 2000 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the eighteenth-century comic novel in which Tristram Shandy, the narrator, attempts to tell the story of his life but becomes totally bogged down in tales of his eccentric family."
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( )

42 editions published between 1774 and 1894 in English and held by 514 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( )

41 editions published between 1774 and 1779 in English and Irish and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

83 editions published between 1774 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four high school seniors struggle with the responsibilities of growing up, particularly the problems of an intimate relationship
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman ; and, A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

46 editions published between 1859 and 2000 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristram Shandy provoked a literary sensation when it first appeared in a series of installments between 1759 and 1767. The ribald, high-spirited book prompted Diderot to hail Sterne as 'the English Rabelais.' An ingeniously structured novel (about writing a novel) that fascinates like a verbal game of chess, Tristram Shandy is both a joyful celebration of the infinite possibilities of the art of fiction and a wry demonstration of its limitations. Many view this picaresque masterpiece as the precursor of the modern novel. A Sentimental Journey, which came out in 1768, begins as a travelogue. Yet it ends as a treasury of portraits, sketches, and philosophical musings, for as Virginia Woolf observed: 'A Sentimental Journey, for all its levity and wit, is based upon something fundamentally philosophic--the philosophy of pleasure.'
A sentimental journey through France & Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

25 editions published between 1900 and 1942 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1781 and 1791 in English and held by 392 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
 
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Лорънс Стърн

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Стерн, Лоренс

Стерн, Лоренс 1713-1768

Стерн, Лоренс английский писатель и священник

Стэрн, Лаврентий 1713-1768

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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

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Spanish (70)

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Latin (3)

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