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Carlyle, Thomas 1795-1881

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

492 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 6,544 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. As John D. Rosenberg observes in his Introduction, The French Revolution is "one of the grand poems of [Carlyle's] century, yet its poetry consists in being everywhere scrupulously rooted in historical fact." This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition, complete and unabridged, is unavailable anywhere else. From the Trade Paperback edition
On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

553 editions published between 1840 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 5,033 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 )

534 editions published between 1843 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 4,588 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)
The French Revolution : a history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

461 editions published between 1190 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 3,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuum Histories will attract a new generation of readers to some of the greatest narrative history ever written. Each volume includes a dramatic episode from a major work of history, prefaced with an introduction by a leading modern authority. --Book Jacket
Sartor resartus : the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdröckh by Thomas Carlyle( )

225 editions published between 1830 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sartor Resartus ("The Tailor Retailored") is a fictional introduction to the history of clothing by the German Professor Diogenes Teufelsdrockh, however, as noted by some "its deeper concerns are social injustice, the right way of living in the world, and the large questions of faith and understanding."
Latter-day pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle( )

177 editions published between 1850 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of essays on various subjects. Included are the following essays:, 'The present time, ' 'Model prisons, ' 'Downing street, ' 'The new Downing street, ' 'Stumporator, ' 'Parliaments, ' 'Hudson's statue, ' 'Jesuitism.'"--Provided by publisher
The life of John Sterling by Thomas Carlyle( )

147 editions published between 1850 and 2018 in English and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was one of the most influential authors of the nineteenth century. Eagerly studied at the highest level of intellectual society, 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. After graduating from Edinburgh University in 1814, he published his first scholarly work on German literature in 1824, before finding literary success with his ground-breaking history of the French Revolution in 1837. After falling from favour during the first part of the twentieth century, his work has more recently become the subject of scholarly re-examination. His introduction of German literature and philosophy into the British intellectual milieu profoundly influenced later philosophical ideas and literary studies. These volumes are reproduced from the 1896 Centenary Edition of his collected works. Volume 11 contains his biography of author John Sterling
Sartor resartus by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

353 editions published between 1830 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 2,394 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 )

316 editions published between 1858 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the original work. Includes bibliographical references
Heroes and hero worship by Thomas Carlyle( )

98 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,154 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
The early kings of Norway by Thomas Carlyle( )

50 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in English and held by 2,133 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
Inaugural address at Edinburgh University by Thomas Carlyle( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,785 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 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Cromwell's Letters & speeches, with elucidations by Oliver Cromwell( Book )

191 editions published between 1845 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Friedrich Schiller : comprehending an examination of his works by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

174 editions published between 1825 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Reminiscences by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

99 editions published between 1881 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was one of the most influential authors of the nineteenth century, and his essays and historical biographies led to him being regarded for much of the Victorian period as a literary genius and eminent social philosopher. This two-volume work, published in 1881, is a collection of Carlyle's reminiscences, which were edited by his friend, the historian J. A. Froude (1818-94). In 1871, Carlyle had given Froude a collection of his own papers, including these sketches, and of those belonging to his deceased wife, Jane, to be edited and published after his death. Froude - who was simultaneously writing his two-part biography of Carlyle (also reissued in this series) - had them ready for publication a month after Carlyle's death on 5 February 1881. Volume 2 contains Carlyle's reminiscences about his wife, Jane, and about Scottish critic Lord Jeffrey
Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

46 editions published between 1824 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,139 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 1,065 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( )

67 editions published between 1840 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

116 editions published between 1830 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 882 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
 
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On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in history
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On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in historyPast and presentThe French Revolution : a historySartor resartus : the life and opinions of Herr TeufelsdröckhLatter-day pamphletsThe life of John SterlingSartor resartusHeroes and hero worship
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카라일, 토마스 1795-1881

카라일, 토머스 1795-1881

카알라일, 토마스 1795-1881

칼라일 1795-1881

칼라일, T. 1795-1881

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칼라일, 토머스 1795-1881

토머스 칼라일

カアライル

カーライル, トマス

トーマス・カーライル

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卡莱尔 1795-1881

托马斯·卡莱尔

湯瑪斯·卡萊爾

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