Tuesday, January 15, 2019


Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman 1.22 (1759).

Other Sterne posts
Letters for all occasions : Yorick, distracted : Yorick, translating : Yorick, soulful

comments: 2

Fresca said...

I haven't started Infinite Jest yet, but this quote brings it to mind.

I am a digressive sort myself... :)

Michael Leddy said...

I remember some college classes for the digressions — a story about self-consciousness and the use of “dress shields,” a diatribe against Andy Warhol. The anti-Warholian was a history prof whose son was taking the class. But I digress.