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The Motley Emblem

Please do check out a project from Prof. Sean Silver here in English at Rutgers—The Motley Emblem! From the project description: Smack in the middle of Laurence Sterne’s 18th-century novel Tristram Shandy is a single leaf of marbled paper.  Sterne’s waggish narrator, whose “life and opinions” the novel is, calls that leaf “the motley emblem of my … Read More