No Words Wasted Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | December 8, 2014

    Marina Warner: IMG How Is Fantasy Different from Fairy Tale?



    Fairy tale is a country of the mind where there are many inhabitants stretching back into deep time, and we're like people before Babel, we speak a... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.00
List price: $14.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
2 Partner Warehouse General- General

Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (04 Edition)

by

Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (04 Edition) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Please note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.

Publisher Comments:

Introduction and Notes by Robert Folkenflik

Rich in playful double entendres, digressions, formal oddities, and typographical experiments, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman provoked a literary sensation when it first appeared in England in a series of volumes from 1759 to 1767. An ingeniously structured novel (about writing a novel) that fascinates like a verbal game of chess, Tristram Shandy is the most protean and playful English novel of the eighteenth century and a celebration of the art of fiction; its inventiveness anticipates the work of Joyce, Rushdie, and Fuentes in our own century. This Modern Library Paperback is set from the nine-volume first edition from 1759.

About the Author

Robert Folkenflik is a professor of English at the University of California at Irvine. His books include Samuel Johnson, Biographer; The Culture of Autobiography: Constructions of Self-Representation; and The English Hero: 1660—1800. He lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375761195
Introduction:
Folkenflik, Robert
Publisher:
Modern Library
Introduction by:
Folkenflik, Robert
Introduction:
Folkenflik, Robert
Author:
Sterne, Laurence
Author:
Folkenflik, Robert
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics the Modern Library Classics
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 BandW ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1.4 in 1.5813 lb

Other books you might like

  1. Clarissa: Or the History of a Young... Used Trade Paper $13.50
  2. Lady Chatterley's Lover: Cambridge... Used Trade Paper $7.00
  3. Everyman's Library #0028: Tom Jones New Hardcover $20.50
  4. We (Modern Library Classics) Used Trade Paper $8.00
  5. Jorge Luis Borges: Ficciones Used Trade Paper $12.50
  6. Invencion de Morel, La (Penguin... Used Trade Paper $8.00

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
History and Social Science » World History » General

Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (04 Edition) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.00 In Stock
Product details 704 pages Modern Library - English 9780375761195 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.