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Carlyle, Thomas 1795-1881

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The French revolution : a history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

1,013 editions published between 1190 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 11,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book that established Thomas Carlyle's reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading experience as thrilling as any novel
On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

576 editions published between 1840 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 5,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a series of lectures delivered in 1840, Thomas Carlyle's On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History considers the creation of heroes and the ways they exert heroic leadership. From the divine and prophetic (Odin and Muhammad) to the poetic (Dante and Shakespeare) to the religious (Luther and Knox) to the political (Cromwell and Napoleon), Carlyle investigates the mysterious qualities that elevate humans to cultural significance. By situating the text in the context of six essays by distinguished scholars that reevaluate both Carlyle's work and his ideas, David Sorensen and Brent Kinser argue that Carlyle's concept of heroism stresses the hero's spiritual dimension. In Carlyle's engagement with various heroic personalities, he dislodges religiosity from religion, myth from history, and truth from "quackery" as he describes the wondrous ways in which these "flowing light-fountains" unlock the heroic potential of ordinary human beings."
Past and present by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

544 editions published between 1843 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 4,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This dehumanisation of society was a theme pursued in later books, such as Past and Present, in which Carlyle contrasted life in a Medieval monastery with modern society. For Carlyle the monastic community was unified by human and spiritual values, while modern culture deified impersonal economic forces and abstract theories of human 'rights' and natural 'laws'. Communal values were collapsing into isolated individualism and ruthless laissez faire Capitalism, justified by what he called the "dismal science" of economics."--Wikipedia (08/2005)
Latter-day pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle( )

184 editions published between 1850 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 3,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays, or pamphlets," published in 1850, are a vehement denunciation of what Thomas Carlyle believed to be the political, social, and religious injustices of the era. The collection's best known essay is Hudson's Statue," an attack on plans to erect a monument in honor of the bankrupted financier and railway king" George Hudson
The life of John Sterling: by Thomas Carlyle( )

150 editions published between 1850 and 2019 in English and held by 3,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Carlyle undertook this biography of his friend, the British author John Sterling (1806 1844), because he was so dissatisfied with an earlier biography of Sterling by Julius Charles Hare. Sterling was an ordained curate at Hurstmonceux, but retired and began writing. His highest literary achievements were the articles he published in Blackwood's Magazine such as, The Onyx Ring and The Palace of Morgana. Carlyle's biography has since become a classic and is studied more as a work of Carlyle than the life of Sterling
Sartor resartus by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

359 editions published between 1830 and 2019 in 13 languages and held by 2,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlyle's great satire, a parody review of a supposed treatise on the "Philosophy of Clothes" by a certain "Herr Teufelsdrockh," is a humorous dissection of the follies and peculiarities of human culture and civilization
History of Friedrich II of Prussia, called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

327 editions published between 1858 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the original work. Includes bibliographical references
The early kings of Norway by Thomas Carlyle( )

52 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in English and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Til about the Year of Grace 860 there were no kings in Norway, nothing but numerous jarls, - essentially kinglets, each presiding over a kind of republican or parliamentary little territory; generally striving each to be on some terms of human neighborhood with those about him, but, - in spite of 'Fylke Things") Folk Things, little parish parliaments), and small combinations of these, which had gradually formed themselves, - often reduced to the unhappy state of quarrel with them. Harald Haarfagr was the first to put an end to this state of things, and become memorable and profitable to his country by uniting it under one head and making a kingdom of it; which it has continued to be ever since. -- Excerpt Chapter 1, Page 9
Heroes and hero worship by Thomas Carlyle( )

93 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What trait defines a hero? For Carlyle, it's absolute sincerity, firm belief in one's principles, and an inherent spark of the Divine. In this compelling series of lectures, delivered in 1840, Carlyle uses various examples of great men throughout history divided into six categories and including Dante, Odin, Luther, and Napoleon, among others to convey his notion of a hero
Inaugural address at Edinburgh University by Thomas Carlyle( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later published under the title "On the Choice of Books," this oration is a clear statement of Carlyle's moral passions
On Sir Walter Scott by Thomas Carlyle( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sartor resartus : the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh in three books by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

167 editions published between 1830 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sartor Resartus is Thomas Carlyle's most enduring and influential work. Sponsored by Ralph Waldo Emerson, it was first printed as a book in Boston in 1836 and immediately became the inspiration for the Transcendental movement. The first London trade edition was published in 1838." "This edition of Sartor Resartus is the first publication of the work that uses all extant versions to create an accurate authorial text."--Jacket
Reminiscences by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

94 editions published between 1881 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This was one of the final collections of Carlyle's original work to be published. The collection features reminiscences from both Carlyle and his wife, and was published just one month after his death
Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

45 editions published between 1824 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic fiction. Seduced by the chimerical world of the theatre and taking upon himself the grand ambition of becoming a successful performer and dramatist, the merchant's son Wilhelm Meister embarks on a tumultuous quest of self-discovery. Along his path he finds himself having to negotiate love, desire and the need to face up to his own past and responsibilities. A landmark in the history of European literature, Goethe's novel is not only one of the key works of Weimar Classicism and the prototype for the Bildungsroman genre, but also a timeless tale of coming into one's own and a fascinating portrayal of the late-eighteenth-century theatre world
The correspondence of Emerson and Carlyle by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-nine years correspondence between two of the nineteenth century's major literary figures which reveal much of their personalities and many of their opinions of people, books, and issues of their times
Chartism by Thomas Carlyle( )

63 editions published between 1840 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872 by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

68 editions published between 1883 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second book in a two-volume set containing letters between Ralph Waldo Emerson and his friend, Scottish writer Thomas Carlyle. Emerson writes, "To my friend I write a letter, and from him I receive a letter. It is a spiritual gift, worthy of him to give, and of me to receive."
Characteristics by Thomas Carlyle( )

9 editions published between 1831 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seminal work of literary theory, this essay is an accessible summary of Romantic interpretation
Thomas Carlyle by Ian Campbell( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in Undetermined and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webpage containing biographical information for Scottish historian, essayist and critic Thomas Carlyle, written by Ian Campbell
Thomas Carlyle : a history of the first forty years of his life, 1795-1835 by James Anthony Froude( Book )

5 editions published between 1882 and 1901 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was one of the most influential authors of the nineteenth century. His satirical essays and perceptive historical biographies caused him to be regarded for much of the Victorian period as a literary genius and eminent social philosopher. These volumes, first published in 1882, form the first part of Carlyle's official biography, describing his early life and literary work in Scotland. Carlyle's early career was spent as a teacher and part-time writer before his move to London in 1834. Written by Carlyle's close friend James Anthony Froude (1818-1894), this candid and controversial biography describes in vivid detail Carlyle's early literary influences and the sense of isolation he felt during his frustrating years as a schoolmaster. This revealing work broke traditional Victorian biographical conventions, and is considered a classic for its critical analysis of Carlyle's actions and character. Volume 2 covers the years 1828-1834
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On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in history
On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in historyPast and presentLatter-day pamphletsThe life of John Sterling:Sartor resartusThe early kings of NorwayHeroes and hero worshipSartor resartus : the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh in three books
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카라일, 토마스 1795-1881

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