Sterne: Tristram Shandy

Sterne: Tristram Shandy

by Wolfgang Iser
     
 

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Without a beginning and without an end, Tristram Shandy moves in many different directions, defying the conventional expectations of its readers. Wolfgang Iser shows how Sterne exploits the philosophy of his day and its cognitive deficiencies, using digression, humour and play to convey experience of subjectivity, and implicitly to expose the traditional concept of

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Without a beginning and without an end, Tristram Shandy moves in many different directions, defying the conventional expectations of its readers. Wolfgang Iser shows how Sterne exploits the philosophy of his day and its cognitive deficiencies, using digression, humour and play to convey experience of subjectivity, and implicitly to expose the traditional concept of the self.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521312639
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1988
Series:
Landmarks of World Literature Series
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.35(d)

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