Tristram Shandy: A Norton Critical Edition (Norton Critical Editions) (Paperback)

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Before "the novel" as we know it was even a thing, Sterne was already making it weird.

- Sam

— From Tristram Shandy (Staff Pick)


“Packed with carefully curated supplementary goodies, Hawley’s edition will allow students and scholars alike to appreciate the breadth and depth of Sterne’s wit, creativity, and pathos.” —Evan Gottlieb, Oregon State University  


“This new edition of Tristram expands commentary by the great early novelists and by today’s most influential critics.” —Paula Backscheider, Auburn University

This Norton Critical Edition includes:

· The first London edition (1759) of Sterne’s revolutionary and influential novel.

· Textual notes, explanatory footnotes, and a preface by Judith Hawley.

· Three illustrations.

· The Author on the Novel, fourteen judiciously chosen letters from the latest scholarly edition.

· A wide range of early responses that demonstrate Tristram Shandy’s changing reception from its publication through the nineteenth century.

· Eleven major critical interpretations, ten of them new to this edition.

· A Chronology of Laurence Sterne’s life and work and a Selected Bibliography.  

About the Series

Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format—annotated text, contexts, and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780393921366
ISBN-10: 0393921360
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: September 24th, 2018
Pages: 359
Language: English
Series: Norton Critical Editions