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Tristram

expelled from Cornwall by King Mark for ten years. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]

Tristram

or Tristan falsely told that Iseult is not coming to save him from fatal poisoning, he dies of despair. [Medieval Legend: Brewer Dictionary]
See: Despair
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In his Conjectures on Original Composition, which appropriately enough appeared in the same year as Tristram Shandy's first volumes (1759), Edward Young describes the process of literary inheritance as one in which "on their father's [sic] decease," the authors of a new generation "enter as lawful heirs, on their estates in fame" (8).
As John Rosenberg declares, Tristram of Lyonesse is "one of the great erotic poems in English"; but as yet no critic has considered at length what makes it so.
James uses a commonly occurring phenomenon for establishing the connection between Lizzie Tristram and Claire.
Tristram always seemed to occupy whatever space he moved through.
377), voicing the aims of an aesthetic, articulated in the Sermons and played through Tristram Shandy, which recaptures the unspeakable, particularly the acknowledgement of suffering, for the realm of social discourse.
Showing that reviewers created pressure to innovate by disparaging contemporary novels less innovative than Richardson's and Fielding's, he makes sense of eccentric minor precursors of Tristram, notably the Life andMemoirs ofMr Ephraim Tristram Bates (1756)-first identified as a source in 1918-or John Kidgell's The Card (1755).
Directed by Michael Winterbottom, who made the Coogan-starring saga about the Manchester new-wave music scene ``24 Hour Party People,'' ``Shandy'' features the actor in three roles: ``himself,'' or at least the film within the film's lead actor; narrator Tristram, who in the book never quite gets around to discussing his own life; and Tristram's father, Walter, who pretty much behaves like a horse's ass while awaiting the arrival of his baby son.
Instead, in Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story, he focuses on the clash of egos among the actors in the English country home used as the movie set.
Rather than directing his attention to a single tradition with in eighteenth-century thought, in Sterne, the Moderns, and the Novel Thomas Keymer examines Tristram Shandy in the general cultural milieu of 1750s and 1760s England.
Tees kart ace Tristram Oman made a stunning European debut by roaring to a pair of wins.
Imagine opening Tristram Shandy at volume six and hearing a recording of asses braying "G-sol-re-ut" until the page was turned, or listening to an electronically whistled "Lillibullero" through much of volume three.
During the evening, RFA Sir Tristram, a Royal Navy auxiliary vessel, also was dispatched to the scene.