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Laurence Sterne

Novelist (24-Nov-1713 — 18-Mar-1768)


Arthur H. Cash. Laurence Sterne: The Early and Middle Years. London: Methuen. 1975.

Arthur H. Cash. Laurence Sterne: The Later Years. London; New York: Methuen. 1986.

Willard Connely. Lawrence Sterne as Yorick. Bodley Head. 1958. 240pp.

Wilbur L. Cross. The Life and Times of Laurence Sterne. New York: Russell and Russell. 1929.

Lewis Perry Curtis (editor). Letters of Laurence Sterne. Oxford: Clarendon. 1935.

Ernest Nevin Dilworth. Unsentimental Journey of Lawrence Sterne. King's Crown. 1948.

W. B. Gerard. Laurence Sterne and the Visual Imagination. Ashgate Publishing. 2006. 251pp.

Lodwick Charles Hartley. Laurence Sterne in the Twentieth Century: An Essay and a Bibliography of Sternean Studies, 1900-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1966. 189pp.

Lodwick Charles Hartley. Laurence Sterne, 1965-1977: An Annotated Bibliography. Boston: G. K. Hall. 1978.

Alan B. Howes. Yorick and the Critics: Sterne's Reputation in England, 1760-1868. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1958. 186pp.

Alan B. Howes (editor). Sterne: The Critical Heritage. Routledge and K. Paul. 1974. 488pp.

Tom Keymer. Sterne, the Moderns, and the Novel. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press. 2002. 222pp.

Elizabeth Kraft. Lawrence Sterne Revisited. Twayne Publishers. 1996. 163pp.

Ian Campbell Ross. Laurence Sterne: A Life. Oxford University Press. 2001. 498pp.

Margaret R. B. Shaw. Laurence Sterne: The Making of a Humorist, 1713-1762. London: Richards Press. 1957. 274pp.

Walter Sydney Sichel. Sterne: A Study. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1910. 360pp.

John M. Stedmond. The Comic Art of Laurence Sterne: Convention and Innovation in Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1967. 178pp.

David Thompson. Wild Excursions: The Life and Fiction of Laurence Sterne. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1972. 325pp.

H. D. Traill. Laurence Sterne. Harper & Bros. 1882.

John Traugott. Laurence Sterne: A Collection of Critical Essays. Prentice-Hall. 1968. 183pp.

Thomas Yoseloff. A Fellow of Infinite Jest: A Biography of Laurence Sterne. New York: Prentice-Hall. 1945. 232pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1396)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.228)

  8. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.359)

  9. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.494-96)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.981)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.466)

  12. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (pp.499-501)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.26)

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