Who is Laurence Sterne?

  • (noun): English writer (born in Ireland) (1713-1766).
    Synonyms: Sterne

Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Anglo-Irish 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 politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption.

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Sutton-on-the-Forest - Laurence Sterne
... Laurence Sterne was the vicar of this parish, but when the parsonage house was destroyed by fire, he moved to nearby Coxwold ...
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... The Florida Edition of Sterne's works is currently the leading scholarly edition – although the final volume (Sterne's letters) has yet to be published ... René Bosch, Labyrinth of Digressions Tristram Shandy as Perceived and Influenced by Sterne's Early Imitators (Amsterdam, 2007) W ... New York, 1911) Percy Fitzgerald, Life of Laurence Sterne (London, 1864 second edition, London, 1896) Paul Stapfer, Laurence Sterne, sa personne et ses ouvrages (second ...

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