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Sterne, Laurence (1713-1768), writer and Church of England clergyman

Melvyn New

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26412
Sterne, Laurence (1713-1768), writer and Church of England clergyman

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Family and childhood | Education | Marriage and clerical career, 1738-1759 | Sterne's religion | A Political Romance, 1759 | Fragment in the Manner of Rabelais, 1759 | Tristram Shandy, volumes 1 and 2, 1759-1760 | Tristram Shandy, volumes 3-4, 5-6, 1761-1762 | Sojourn in France, 1762-1764, and Tristram Shandy, volumes 7-8, 1765 | Tristram Shandy, volume 9, 1767 | The Bramine's Journal, 1767 | A Sentimental Journey and Sterne's death, 1768 | Sterne's enduring legacy

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Subjects: biography ; history

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