Plot and Character in Tristram Shandy

  • Mark Loveridge

Abstract

What the previous chapter has not done is to provide an unbiased argument about the ‘typicality’ of Tristram Shandy. Shklovsky and Goethe are both prejudiced to some extent by their historical situation, and Shklovsky’s critical writing is polemical throughout. So this chapter will try to give other reasons as to why one might consider Tristram Shandy a ‘pure’ novel.

Keywords

Dementia Coherence Smoke Defend Dock 

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