Laurence Sterne

Marcus Walsh

Editura: Longman
The eighteenth century was a period when the modern Novel emerged through the work of writers such as Laurence Sterne (1713-68), Richardson, Defoe, Fielding and Johnson. However, the writing of Sterne is recognised as influencing modern writing from Joyce and Woolf onwards more than any of the other eighteenth century novelists.In the last twenty years Sterne's work has become a focus for a flourishing body of work and significant debates in many new and developing areas of literary theory which include gender, sexuality, postmodernism, and deconstruction. Sterne's major novel 'Tristram Shandy' is regarded as deploying a range of 'post-modern literary devices' expected to be found in late twentieth century work rather than in work written in the 1700s. This volume combines the most interesting and stimulating recent critical thinking about Sterne and represents recent theoretical and critical debates surrounding Sterne's writing.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : INTRODUCTIONSterne & 'Theory'Sterne & 'Theory' in the twentieth centurySterne & 'Theory' in the 1980's and 1990'sThis selection  PART ONESociality and Sensibility 1. 'Sexualism and the Citizen of the World: Wycherley, Sterne and Male Homosexual Desire'Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick 2. 'Laurence Sterne and the "Sociality" of the Novel'John Mullan PART TWOFeminism/Gender/Sexualities 3. 'Words for Sex: The Verbal-Sexual Continuum in Tristram Shandy'Ruth Perry 4. 'Job's Wife and Sterne's Other Women'Melvyn New PART THREESterne and the Body 5. '"Uncrystalized Flesh and Blood": The Body in Tristram Shandy'Juliet McMaster 6. 'Running out of Matter: The Body Exercised in Eighteenth-Century FictionCarol Houlihan Flynn PART FOURSources, Imitation, Plagiarism 7. 'Sterne, Burton, and Ferriar: Allusions to the Anatomy of Melancholy in Volumes V to IX of Tristram Shandy'H.J. Jackson 8. 'Sterne's System of Imitation'Jonathan Lamb PART FIVENarrative and
  • Data Publicarii : 2002
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 232
  • ISBN : 9780582368507
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