‘Lorenz Sterne’ among German philosophers: reception and influence

  title={‘Lorenz Sterne’ among German philosophers: reception and influence},
  author={Duncan E. Large},
  journal={Textual Practice},
  pages={283 - 297}
  • D. Large
  • Published 10 February 2017
  • Art, Psychology
  • Textual Practice
ABSTRACT Laurence Sterne has been read and enjoyed in the German-speaking world since his own lifetime, in excellent German translations by Johann Joachim Christoph Bode and others. His importance to the development of the German novel has been the focus of a number of studies, but his attractiveness to German-language philosophers has been much less noted. In a chronological survey from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth centuries, this article begins with the role Sterne reception…