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Here follows my First and Mildly, Somewhat, Plausibly Confused Opinion on the “Dedication Passage” in the Ostensibly Autobiographical work, by Mr. Laurence Sterne, “The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy”

At the beginning of Chapter 1.IX (Sterne 12) Shandy breaks away from an absurd, rambling diatribe about hobbies to launch into an absurd, rambling dedication offered to members of a long and unnecessarily comprehensive list of titles. In this segment, … Continue reading

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