Latter-Day Pamphlets (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Latter-Day Pamphlets (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Thomas Carlyle
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411444164
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
376
File size:
400 KB

Meet the Author


Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was a Scottish Romantic writer and historian noted for his sweeping prose and fierce satirical sensibility.  He is best known for his monumental history of the French Revolution, as gripping as any novel, and his experimental novel Sartor Resartus, which in its combination of fiction and fact proved well ahead of its time.

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