Sterne, Tristram, Yorick : tercentenary essays on Laurence Sterne / edited by Melvyn New, Peter de Voogd, and Judith Hawley.

These thirteen essays represent a very wide range of approaches to the fictions of Laurence Sterne, who has certainly evolved into the eighteenth century's most important influence on modern and postmodern literature. While each essay centers on his written texts or his lived contexts, they tog...

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Other Authors: Voogd, Peter Jan de (Editor), Hawley, Judith (Editor), New, Melvyn (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Newark : University of Delaware Press, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; Title Abbreviations; Part I: Sterne; Chapter One: Small Particles of Fame; Chapter Two: Bohemian Sterne; Chapter Three: Political Sterne; Chapter Four: Laurence Sterne and Common Sense; Part II: Tristram; Chapter Five: Anarchic Signification and Motions of Grace in Sterne's Novelistic Satire; Chapter Six: Sterne's "Little Gentleman"; Chapter Seven: Every Jerkin Has a Quicksilver Lining; Chapter Eight: Dolly's Inch of Red Seal Wax, or, Impressing the Reader in Tristram Shandy; Chapter Nine: Fray Gerundio de Campazas and Tristram Shandy; Part III: Yorick
  • Chapter Ten: Yorick's Ethnographic JourneyChapter Eleven: The Masquerade Metaphor and the Paradoxes of Sentiment in A Sentimental Journey; Chapter Twelve: The Poetics of the Passport in A Sentimental Journey; Chapter Thirteen: Laurence Sterne and the Aesthetics of Everyday Life; Selected Bibliography; Selected Index; About the Contributors