Robert Folkenflik is a professor of English at the University of California at Irvine. His books include Samuel Johnson, Biographer; The Culture of Autobiography: Constructions of Self-Representation; and The English Hero: 1660-1800. He lives in Laguna Beach, California.
Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: September 21, 2004 Price: $14.00
"Sterne's is a world in which anything may happen. We are as close to life as we can be." —Virginia Woolf
Rich in playful double entendres, digressions, formal oddities, and typographical experiments, Tristram Shandy provoked a literary sensation when it first appeared in a series of installments between 1759 and 1767.