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Title The Cambridge companion to Laurence Sterne / edited by Thomas Keymer
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 197 pages)
Series The Cambridge companions complete collection
The Cambridge companions to literature and classics
Cambridge collections online
Cambridge companions complete collection
Cambridge companions to literature and classics
Contents Introduction / Thomas Keymer -- Laurence Sterne's life, milieu, and literary career / Ian Campbell Ross -- Scriblerian satire, A Political Romance, the 'Rabelaisian Fragment', and the origins of Tristram Shandy / Marcus Walsh -- Tristram Shandy, learned wit, and Enlightenment knowledge / Judith Hawley -- Tristram Shandy and eighteenth-century narrative / Robert Folkenflik -- The Sermons of Mr. Yorick: the commonplace and the rhetoric of the heart / Tim Parnell -- A Sentimental Journey and the failure of feeling / Thomas Keymer -- Sterne's 'politicks', Ireland, and evil speaking / Carol Watts -- Words, sex, and gender in Sterne's novels / Elizabeth W. Harries -- Sterne and print culture / Christopher Fanning -- Sterne and visual culture / Peter de Voogd -- Sterne and the Modernist Moment / Melvyn New -- Postcolonial Sterne / Donald R. Wehrs
Summary Best known today for the innovative satire and experimental narrative of Tristram Shandy, Laurence Sterne was no less famous in his time for A Sentimental Journey and for his controversial sermons. Scholars provide an authoritative and accessible guide to Sterne's writings in their historical and cultural context
Notes "Cambridge collections online."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version; title from home page (viewed Feb. 4, 2011)
Subject Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768 -- Criticism and interpretation
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Keymer, Thomas, 1962-
LC no. 2009005581
ISBN 0521614945 (paperback)
0521849721 (hardback)
1139002597 (electronic bk.)
9780521614948 (paperback)
9780521849722 (hardback)
9781139002592 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Laurence Sterne