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Sterne, the moderns, and the novel

Author: Tom Keymer; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Tom Keymer demonstrates that, whilst 'Tristram Shandy' anticipates later trends, the play on narrative representation linguistic indeterminacy, unruliness of reading and the materiality of text, proclaim it to be firmly grounded in the conventions and tropes of mid-18th-century fiction.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Keymer, Tom.
Sterne, the moderns, and the novel.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)50478561
Named Person: Laurence Sterne; Laurence Sterne
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Keymer; Oxford University Press.
OCLC Number: 588497640
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 222 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Sterne and the 'New Species of Writing' --
Tristram Shandy, Satire, and the Novel --
Imagining Dr. Slop --
Representation and Reading in Richardson and Fielding --
2. Novels, Print, and Meaning --
Novels of the 1750s --
Literary Commodities and Printed Artefacts --
Tristram's Wordless Pages --
3. The Practice and Poetics of Serial Fiction --
Publishing Middlemarch, 1871-1872 --
Publishing Tristram Shandy, 1759-1767 --
4. Serializing a Self --
The Uses of Deferral, Scheherezade to Smollett --
Dying by Numbers --
Epitasis, Catastasis, Catastrophe --
5. Tristram Shandy and the Freshest Moderns --
Fashion, Disorder, and the Nonsense Club --
Sterne and the Ossianic Vogue --
Narratives of Loss --
6. The Literature of Whiggism and the Politics of War --
Tristram Shandy, Whig Politics, and the Readership for Marvell --
Horticulture Wars: Uncle Toby and Upon Appleton House. The Apologetical Oration and the Cry for a Peace.
Responsibility: Thomas Keymer.
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'Tristram is the Fashion', Sterne gleefully wrote of his masterpiece, 'Tristram Shandy', in 1760. This study reads Sterne's writing alongside other trends and texts of the time, showing how Sterne  Read more...

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