1st Edition

Turning into Sterne
Viktor Shklovskii and Literary Reception

ISBN 9781906540555
Published May 5, 2010 by Routledge
172 Pages

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Book Description

This book addresses the questions raised by Viktor Shklovskii's paradoxical and allusive statement through an exploration of the circumstances and consequences of his interaction with Laurence Sterne and his novels, proposing a range of models for literary reception.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Background to Shklovskii's Reception of Foreign Literature 2. Shklovskii's Reception of the Eighteenth-Century English Novel: Theory 3. Shklovskii Reads Tristram Shandy 4. Literary Reception in Practice 5. Literary History 6. Conclusion

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