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Laurence Sterne as Yorick.

Willard Connely

Laurence Sterne as Yorick.

by Willard Connely

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sterne, Laurence, -- 1713-1768,
  • Novelists, English -- 18th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1958 ed. published by Bodley Head, London.

    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p.;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23754429M

    Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "York edition. The Sutton issue of the Life and works of Laurence Sterne, printed at the Westminster press, New York, is limited to seven hundred and fifty sets." This set is numbered Book Descriptions: Sterne, Tristram, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne derives from the Laurence Sterne Tercentenary Conference held at Royal Holloway, University of London, on July 8–11, It was attended by some eighty scholars from fourteen countries; the conference heard more than sixty papers. The organizers invited participants to submit revised .

    But Sterne’s novel emphasized personal taste and sentiments at the expense of facts and classical learning. The narrator is the Reverend Mr. Yorick, probably Sterne's alter ego. The book recounts his various adventures, usually of the amorous type, in a .   Sterne, Tristram, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne derives from the Laurence Sterne Tercentenary Conference held at Royal Holloway, University of London, on July 8–11, It was attended by some eighty scholars from fourteen countries; the conference heard more than sixty : University of Delaware Press.

    Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Sterne, Laurence, -- -- Sermons of Mr. Yorick. Laurence Sterne’s comic masterpiece Tristram Shandy is a book that defies classification, as Sterne drew on, and even plagiarised his literary heroes – Montaigne, Rabelais, Burton, Swift and Cervantes – to create something uniquely his own.


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Laurence Sterne as Yorick by Willard Connely Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alas poor Yorick. Remembering Laurence Sterne The death-stalked life of the Clonmel-born author of ‘The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman’, who died years ago today. Laurence Sterne was an Irish-born English novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local died in London after years of fighting consumption (tuberculosis).4/5.

Laurence Sterne's novel, "A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy," is a strange and largely plotless book - less the recounting of a journey than of Parson Yorick's ramblings. Following the wildly successfuly, and no less diffuse "Tristram Shandy," Sterne crafts a much smaller, but no less intense work, recounting the misadventures /5(20).

See all books authored by Laurence Sterne, including The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, and more on The Sermons of Mr.

Yorick, Volume 1. Laurence Sterne $ - $ The Works of Laurence Sterne: Complete in Seven Volumes, Volume 4. Laurence Sterne. After Tristram Shandy, Sterne published a whole book of sermons that he attributed to Yorick. Sterne himself was a priest in the Church of England, and so readers and even scholars have been identifying him with Yorick since the book was first published.

Yorick's come a long way from being a skull in Hamlet. Laurence Sterne (24 November – 18 March ) was an Irish-born English language novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, and also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local died in London after.

Sterne's Sentimental Journey () has been immensely admired by some critics for its superb tonal balance of irony and sentiment.

His Sermons of Mr. Yorick () catches the spirit of its time by dramatically preaching benevolence and sympathy as superior to doctrine.4/5(13). Mr Yorick, like Tristram Shandy, was an alter ego of Laurence Sterne.

Photograph: Chronicle / Alamy/Alamy Either you love it, or you really have missed something. The Sermons of Mr. Yorick – By Laurence Sterne Printed In London For R.

and J. Dodsley A First Edition Set with the scarce undated Volume’s One and Two. The Volumes Are in Very Good Condition Bound in gilt ruled tortoiseshell calf, contemporary to the time of publication, with the spines divided into six compartments by five gilt and raised bands, with gilt board.

Sterne, Tristram, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne derives from the Laurence Sterne Tercentenary Conference held at Royal Holloway, University of London, on July 8–11, It was attended by some eighty scholars from fourteen countries; the conference heard more than sixty papers.

A Sentimental Journey Through France And Italy (Paperback) by Yorick (Laurence Sterne) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   T his year brings two notable anniversaries in the life of the Reverend Laurence Sterne, author of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, hundred fifty years ago, on Februhe published A Sentimental Journey through France and Mr.

than three weeks later, on Ma aged just fifty-four, he died. Laurence Sterne publicó este viaje sentimental enapenas tres semanas antes de morir. Un lector desprevenido, visto el título, podría considerarlo como un libro de viajes a la usanza clásica; nada más lejos de la realidad.

Su objeto parece insignificante, pues sirviéndose del deambular errático por Francia del despreocupado Yorick -un jovial clérigo, alter ego del 3/5(1).

A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick: with The Journal to Eliza and A Political Romance (Oxford World's Classics) [Sterne, Laurence, Jack, Ian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy by Mr.

Yorick: with The Journal to Eliza and A Political Romance (Oxford World's Classics)/5(8). After making it through the slim volume that is Laurence Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, the reader might notice the narrator never even makes it to Italy.(The book ends mid-conversation with a dash.) The country appears only in an unmemorable story of the narrator’s previous travels in Milan.

Laurence Sterne. Tristram Shandy. Birthplace: Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, St. English humorist, the son of Roger Sterne, an English officer, and great-grandson of an archbishop of York.

Nearly all our information about the first forty-six years of his Born: Laurence Sterne, Irish-born English novelist and humorist, author of Tristram Shandy (–67), an early novel in which story is subordinate to the free associations and digressions of its narrator.

He is also known for the novel A Sentimental Journey (). Sterne. Laurence Sterne’s travel-book, which is called “A Sentimental Journey”, was written in and in this book the author describes his travels through France and Italy from a different point of view.

His style is different from the other travel-books of that time. He mostly describes his feelings and emotions. Laurence Sterne was born in Ireland inand he died in London in He might have died much earlier because of his weak lungs, especially considering how much he laughed, but he managed to live long enough to give his countrymen and the world two great books, Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey.

The influence of these two books went beyond the. Laurence Sterne, best know for A Sentimental Journey and Tristram Shandy, was born in Clonmel in Tipperary, Ireland in His father, Roger Sterne, was an army officer, and his mother, Agnes, was the daughter of a traveling army supplier. In Sterne published Sermons of Mr.

Yorick. This book arose from a sermon Sterne included in. Lyppard Books (GB) Bookseller Inventory # Title Letters from Yorick to Eliza. Author Sterne, Laurence () Format/binding Half leather Book condition Used - Very Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Altenburgh: Printed for Richter Place of Publication Altenburgh Date published Keywords.

Laurence Sterne had indeed travelled through France and Italy inwhich was a couple of years after the Seven Years War had ended and he sets the story with Yorick making a similar trip but earlier so the conflict is actually still in progress.Find The Sermons of Vol.

III. A New Edition. by Sterne, Laurence -