The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy,Gentleman Vol.-3

By: Laurence Sterne
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" continues its unconventional and humorous exploration of Tristram Shandy's life and thoughts in Volume 3, written by Laurence Sterne. In this volume, Sterne continues to defy traditional narrative structures and conventions, offering readers a fragmented and digressive account of Tristram's experiences. The book delves deeper into Tristram's eccentric family dynamics, his childhood mishaps, and his interactions with a colorful cast of characters. Sterne's narrative style, filled with witty asides and playful tangents, creates a whimsical and satirical atmosphere throughout the novel. Volume 3 delves into Tristram's attempts to recount his own birth, a narrative thread that is continuously interrupted and sidetracked by the author's musings on various topics. It is a witty and thought-provoking continuation of Tristram Shandy's story, offering readers a unique and entertaining reading experience.

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Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) was an Irish-born English writer and clergyman known for his novel "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman." He was born in County Tipperary, Ireland, and had a nomadic childhood due to his father's military assignments. Sterne studied at Cambridge University and became a clergyman. Sterne's literary career began with sermons and essays, but his most famous work, "Tristram Shandy," brought him recognition. The novel, published in multiple volumes, employed innovative narrative techniques, digressions, and satire to explore human nature and the limitations of language. Sterne's witty and unconventional style influenced future writers. Aside from "Tristram Shandy," Sterne wrote "A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy" and engaged in political journalism. He faced financial struggles throughout his life, but his novels brought him fame and acclaim in London and across Europe. Sterne's personal life was marked by illness, including tuberculosis, and he traveled to France seeking a cure. He developed an infatuation with Eliza Draper, but their relationship remained platonic due to her departure for India. Sterne died in 1768 at the age of 54. Laurence Sterne's works and unique narrative style continue to be celebrated as significant contributions to English literature. His novels remain influential, and his ability to blend humor, sentimentality, and philosophical musings has made him a prominent figure in the development of the novel as an art form. 

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 170 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358592907
  • ISBN-13: 9789358592900
  • Item Weight: 204g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.71 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics,Fiction / Humorous,Fiction / Literary