"Alas, Poor Yorick!" - The Death and Life of Laurence Sterne

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Title

"Alas, Poor Yorick!" - The Death and Life of Laurence Sterne

Subject

Laurance Sterne's Legacy

Description

This is a website article depicting the life and death of Laurence Sterne and the importance he brought to culture during his time. Along with titling the article after the joke in A Sentimental Journey, the article depicts an art piece that depicts death (the skeleton) walking in Laurence Sterne's home while he was writing something that could be assumed to be A Sentimental Journey holding an hourglass symbolizing hat his time is up.

Creator

Etching - Thomas Patch
Article - Ian Campbell Ross

Source

Ross, Ian Campbell. “‘Alas, Poor YORICK!": The Death and Life of Laurence Sterne.” Essays, The Public Domain Review, 2018, publicdomainreview.org/essay/alas-poor-yorick-the-death-and-life-of-laurence-sterne.

Publisher

The Public Domain Review

Date

March 7, 2018

Contributor

Gray Simmons

Rights

All rights reserved under fair use laws.

Relation

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Format

Website/Art

Language

English

Type

Writing/Etching

Website Item Type Metadata

Local URL

https://publicdomainreview.org/essay/alas-poor-yorick-the-death-and-life-of-laurence-sterne

Files

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Citation

Etching - Thomas Patch Article - Ian Campbell Ross, “"Alas, Poor Yorick!" - The Death and Life of Laurence Sterne,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 15, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/966.

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