Laurence Sterne

November 08, 2007
by findingDulcinea Staff
One of the founders of the modern novel, Laurence Sterne's widely regarded, "unreadable" Tristram Shandy is the comic epic that made this British author a household name.

The Origin of Originality


Laurence Sterne may not be a familiar name to you, but James Joyce probably is. If you're wondering what the connection is, prepare to meet Sterne, staple author of college English curricula everywhere and one of the innovators of the modern novel. His fame stems from his book, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, the first volumes of which were published in 1760. The book was an endeavor of great creativity and originality, which makes sense given the unique character of its author.

Hypertext for the Hyper Novel

Staying Power

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