The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy,Gentleman Vol.-4

By: Laurence Sterne
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" is typically divided into nine volumes. Laurence Sterne did not write a specific Volume 4 of the novel. The novel continues to explore the life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, employing a fragmented and digressive narrative style. Sterne's work is renowned for its witty humor, satirical commentary, and unconventional approach to storytelling. Throughout the various volumes, Sterne presents a range of topics, including Tristram's upbringing, his family history, and his reflections on society, philosophy, and literature. The novel challenges the conventional novel form of its time and remains a significant work in the development of the modern novel. This story offers readers a unique reading experience, filled with humor, philosophical musings, and a delightful exploration of human nature.

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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: 156 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358592915
  • ISBN-13: 9789358592917
  • Item Weight: 187.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.96 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics,Fiction / Humorous,Fiction / Literary