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The Resource The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman, Laurence Sterne ; edited by Melvyn New and Joan New ; with an introductory essay by Christopher Ricks ; and an introduction and notes by Melvyn New

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman, Laurence Sterne ; edited by Melvyn New and Joan New ; with an introductory essay by Christopher Ricks ; and an introduction and notes by Melvyn New

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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman
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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman
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Laurence Sterne ; edited by Melvyn New and Joan New ; with an introductory essay by Christopher Ricks ; and an introduction and notes by Melvyn New
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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, including Dr Slop, Corporal Trim and the parson Yorick. A joyful celebration of the endless possibilities of the art of fiction, Tristram Shandy is also a wry demonstration of its limitations. The text and notes of this volume are based on the acclaimed Florida Edition, with a critical introduction by Melvyn New and Christopher Ricks's introductory essay from the first Penguin Classics edition
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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman, Laurence Sterne ; edited by Melvyn New and Joan New ; with an introductory essay by Christopher Ricks ; and an introduction and notes by Melvyn New
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Includes bibliographical references (page [li]-liii)
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20 cm.
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lvii, 735 pages
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9780141439778
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2003270052
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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman, Laurence Sterne ; edited by Melvyn New and Joan New ; with an introductory essay by Christopher Ricks ; and an introduction and notes by Melvyn New
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [li]-liii)
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocm54408229
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
lvii, 735 pages
Isbn
9780141439778
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003270052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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CORE COLLECTION
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