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Yorick's congregation : the Church of England in the time of Laurence Sterne

Author: Martha F Bowden
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Mr. and Mrs. Shandy stroll out to watch Toby and Trim march in formation to the Widow Wadman's house, they use a familiar occurrence to gauge the day of the week. The sight of Mr. Yorick's congregation emerging from the parish church tells them it is a Sunday; Mrs. Shandy provides the more specific information that it is Sacrament Sunday, which tells Mr. Shandy that it is the first Sunday of the month. Modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowden, Martha F.
Yorick's congregation.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608151443
Online version:
Bowden, Martha F.
Yorick's congregation.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)631988661
Named Person: Laurence Sterne; Laurence Sterne; Laurence Sterne; Laurence Sterne; Laurence Sterne; Laurence Sterne; Sterne, gentleman, Laurence; The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy; Laurence Sterne
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha F Bowden
ISBN: 0874139554 9780874139556
OCLC Number: 71288705
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Archbishops and mountebanks : going into the family business --
The Church of England and its parishioners --
The company of preachers : William Rose's The practical preacher (1762) --
Mrs. Yorick and the midwife : roles for women in the eighteenth-century Church of England --
Guys and monks : anti-Catholicism in the Church of England --
The Shandean liturgy.
Responsibility: Martha F. Bowden.
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The sight of Mr Yorick's congregation emerging from the parish church tells Mr and Mrs Shandy it is a Sunday. Mrs Shandy provides the more specific information that it is Sacrament Sunday, which  Read more...

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