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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Oxford World's Classics)

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At once endlessly facetious and highly serious, Sterne's great comic novel contains some of the best-known and best-loved characters in English literature--including Uncle Toby, Corporal Trim, Parson Yorick, and Dr. Slop--and boasts one of the most innovative and whimsical narrative styles in all literature. This revised edition of Sterne's extraordinary novel retains the text based on the first editions of the original nine volumes (with Sterne's later changes), adds two illustrations by William Hogarth, and expands and updates the introduction, bibliography, and notes, to make this the most critically up-to-date edition available. The text of the novel preserves, as far as possible, the appearance of Sterne's idiosyncratic typography and features such as black pages, marbled pages, blank pages, missing chapters and other devices. The introduction sheds light on the novel's innovations and influence and provides a biographical account of the author. Comprehensive notes identify the profusion of references and reveal previously overlooked sources. The book will appear in time for the 250th anniversary of the publication of first two volumes.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

About the Author

Ian Campbell Ross is Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies at Trinity College Dublin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199532896
Author:
Sterne, Laurence
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Campbell Ross, Ian
Author:
Campbell, Ian
Author:
Ross, Ian Campbell
Author:
Campbell Ross, Ian
Author:
null, Ian
Author:
null, Laurence
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Infants
Subject:
Fetus
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 b/w
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
7.60x5.00x1.20 in. .95 lbs.

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