The Religious Affiliation of Author
author of the influential novel Tristram Shandy
Laurence Sterne was an Anglican. He was a clergyman in the Church of Ireland, which is part of the Anglican Communion.
From: "Sterne, Laurence" page in "Literature: Classic" section of the About.com website (http://classiclit.about.com/od/sternelaurence/; viewed 21 October 2005):
An Anglican clergyman and humorist, Laurence Sterne (1713 - 1768) was a great novelist and literary innovator although he produced only two novels, Tristram Shandy (1759 - 1767) and A Sentimental Journey.
Webpage created 21 October 2005. Last modified 21 October 2005.
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