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Sterne, Laurence 1713-1768

Overview
Works: 1,358 works in 6,289 publications in 22 languages and 131,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Experimental fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  Sermons  Humorous fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Honoree
Classifications: PR3714, 823.6
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Most widely held works about Laurence Sterne
 
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The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

796 editions published between 1759 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 8,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers the classic story of a young man's experiences since conception and his interpretation of the art of writing
A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

658 editions published between 1768 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 5,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quintessential novel of sentiment, A Sentimental Journey masquerades as the fragmentary travel journal of Parson Yorick, a whimsical and amorous Englishman abroad. Accompanied through Paris and the provinces by his loyal French valet, Yorick enjoys a variety of sentimental and often comic encounters with a lively range of French characters. The novel is also punctuated by passages of self-conscious reflection on questions of personal and national identity, slavery and freedom, poverty and inequality
A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

659 editions published between 1760 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his novel Tristram Shandy, author Laurence Sterne drew upon his experiences in the 1760s, when he travelled extensively through France and Italy, to create this fictional travelogue. --From publisher's description
Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

65 editions published between 1883 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the eighteenth-century comic novel in which Tristram Shandy, the narrator, attempts to tell the story of his life but becomes totally bogged down in tales of his eccentric family."
The works and life of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne( Book )

254 editions published between 1759 and 2000 in English and Irish and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual books. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. This Collection Includes:Journey to Eliza and various lettersThe Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, GentlemanA Political R
Tristram Shandy : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticism by Laurence Sterne( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reprints the first edition of the eighteenth-century novel about the live and opinions of the unconventional Tristram Shandy as they appeared from December 1759 to January 1767; with a chronology of the author's life, and critical commentary from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries."
The sermons of Mr. Yorick by Laurence Sterne( Book )

176 editions published between 1744 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beauties of Sterne including many of his letters and sermons, all his pathetic tales, humorous descriptions, and most distinguished observations on life by Laurence Sterne( Book )

89 editions published between 1782 and 1950 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristram Shandy : and A Sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

4 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political romance, 1759 by Laurence Sterne( Book )

20 editions published between 1759 and 2011 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Political Romance is a 1759 novel by Laurence Sterne, author of Tristram Shandy. The first work written by Sterne might be labelled a roman à clef or a cronique scandaleuse, which were so popular at the beginning of the eighteenth century. However, even these more suitable names do not do justice to the richness and slipperiness of this text. It can certainly be considered a mock-epic allegory that wraps in its translucent veils a provincial squabble between a church-lawyer, an archbishop and a Dean, i.e. a "Lilliputian" satire on ecclesiastical politics in Sterne's York.-- Excerpted
The sermons of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne( Book )

25 editions published between 1769 and 1996 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalm 4:6 (p. 5-27) ; Ecclesiastes 7:2-3 (p. 31-53) ; Luke 10:36,37 (p. 57-83) ; 2 Samuel 12:7a (p. 87-111) ; 1 Kings 17:16 (p. 119-159) ; Luke 18:14a (p. 163-182) ; Romans 14:7 (p. 185-207)
Letters from Yorick to Eliza by Laurence Sterne( Book )

47 editions published between 1773 and 1990 in English and Swedish and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of the late Rev. Mr. Laurence Sterne to his most intimate friends. With a fragment in the manner of Rabelais. To which are prefix'd, memoirs of his life and family by Laurence Sterne( Book )

26 editions published between 1775 and 1776 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Laurence Sterne by Laurence Sterne( Book )

19 editions published between 1927 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sentimental journey, through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

18 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

21 editions published between 1774 and 1894 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie et les opinions de Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

20 editions published between 1780 and 1790 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Laurence Sterne A.M. in eight volumes by Laurence Sterne( Book )

13 editions published between 1779 and 1798 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Laurence Sterne : M.A. in seven volumes by Laurence Sterne( Book )

7 editions published between 1779 and 1783 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman : Vol. IX by Laurence Sterne( Book )

9 editions published between 1766 and 1767 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tristram Shandy : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticism
Alternative Names
Iorik, 1713-1768

Stʻērn, Lawrēns, 1713-1768

Stern, Lourens, 1713-1768

Sterne, M., 1713-1768

Sŭtʻŏn, Lorensŭ, 1713-1768

Yorick, Mr., 1713-1768

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A sentimental journey through France and ItalyA sentimental journey through France and ItalyTristram ShandyTristram Shandy : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticismA political romance, 1759The sermons of Laurence SterneLaurence Sterne