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  1. Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and Anglican cleric who wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, published sermons and memoirs, and indulged in local politics. He grew up in a military family, travelling mainly in ...

  2. Apr 16, 2024 · Laurence Sterne was an Irish-born English novelist and humorist. He is best known as the author of Tristram Shandy (1759–67), a novel in which story is subordinate to the free associations and digressions of its narrator. He is also known for the novel A Sentimental Journey (1768).

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  3. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, also known as Tristram Shandy, is a novel by Laurence Sterne, inspired by Don Quixote. It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next seven years (vols. 3 and 4, 1761; vols. 5 and 6, 1762; vols. 7 and 8, 1765; vol. 9, 1767).

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  5. Laurence Sterne - Novels, Satire, Humor: Sterne’s novel The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman was published in nine slim volumes (released in five installments) from 1759 to 1767. In it the narrator, Tristram, sets out to do the impossible—to tell the story of his life.

  6. Learn about the life and works of Laurence Sterne, a writer, humourist, sentimentalist and clergyman. He is best known for his novel Tristram Shandy, which he wrote and published while living at Shandy Hall in Coxwold.

  7. Laurence Sterne, (born Nov. 24, 1713, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ire.—died March 18, 1768, London, Eng.), English novelist and humorist. Sterne was a clergyman in York for many years before his talents became apparent when he wrote a Swiftian satire in support of his dean in a church squabble.

  8. Jun 8, 2018 · Learn about the life and works of Laurence Sterne, an Irish-born British writer of the eighteenth century. He is best known for his novels Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey, which combine humor, satire, and metafiction.

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