Laurence Sterne

noun
English writer (born in Ireland) (1713-1766)
Syn: ↑Sterne
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

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Laurence Sterne [Laurence Sterne]
(1713–68) a British author, born in Ireland. He spent most of his life as a ↑Church of England priest in ↑Yorkshire. He is best known for his novel ↑Tristram Shandy, one of the most unusual and humorous books in English literature.

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  • Laurence Sterne — Infobox Writer name = Laurence Sterne imagesize = caption = pseudonym = birthname = Laurence Sterne birthdate = November 24, 1713 birthplace = deathdate = March 18, 1768 (tuberculosis) deathplace = occupation = novelist, clergyman nationality =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sermons of Laurence Sterne — Laurence Sterne as an Anglican clergyman gave many sermons. Early in his career, he decided to publish his sermons. At first, only two were published. Sterne later parodied sermon writing in his The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman …   Wikipedia

  • STERNE (L.) — Difficile à classer dans le cadre romanesque qui s’instaure au XVIIIe siècle, Laurence Sterne n’en tient pas moins une place de choix dans l’histoire du roman anglais. L’on se plaît aujourd’hui à reconnaître en lui un précurseur des formes… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sterne — may mean * Jaques Sterne, uncle of Laurence Sterne, and Precentor of York Minster * Laurence Sterne (1716 1768), an Irish born English novelist and an Anglican clergyman * Silas Sterne, a character in The Day My Bum Went Psycho (2001), a novel by …   Wikipedia

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