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Sterne and the Form of the Novel

  • Mark Loveridge

Abstract

Sterne’s novels occupy a curious and quite specific position in English literary history. They were published in a period when prose fiction was entering upon a difficult time.

During the years that follow the death of Smollett… the two chief facts about the novel are its popularity as a form of entertainment and its inferiority as a form of art.1

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