The Carlyles at Home and Abroad: Essays in Honour of Kenneth J. Fielding

The Carlyles at Home and Abroad: Essays in Honour of Kenneth J. Fielding

by David R. Sorensen, Rodger L. Tarr, K. J. Fielding
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754603873

ISBN-13: 9780754603870

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Collectively these papers reveal the extensive influence of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh Carlyle in England, Scotland, Europe and the US. Individual essays cover topics such as vision and truth in Carlyle's histories, the reflective politics of Carlyle and Coleridge, the uses of German literature in the Carlyles' courtship, and Jane Carlyle's travel narratives. The…  See more details below

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Collectively these papers reveal the extensive influence of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh Carlyle in England, Scotland, Europe and the US. Individual essays cover topics such as vision and truth in Carlyle's histories, the reflective politics of Carlyle and Coleridge, the uses of German literature in the Carlyles' courtship, and Jane Carlyle's travel narratives. The contributors also consider the Carlyles in the contexts of feminism, race and politics. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754603870
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Kenneth J. Fielding : a dedication
1Justice to Carlyle's memory : the later Carlyle1
2The historian as Shandean humorist : Carlyle and Frederick the great15
3Carlyle and the 'insane' fine arts27
4'A Scotch Proudhon' : Carlyle, Herzen, and the French revolutions of 1789 and 184840
5'True Thomas' : Carlyle, young Ireland, and the legacy of millenialism60
6Translating Carlyle's French revolution : a French perspective77
7The 'magical speculum' : vision and truth in Carlyle's early histories83
8Prophet and friend : the reflective politics of Carlyle and Coleridge91
9Carlyle and symbolism102
10Mark Twain, Thomas Carlyle, and shooting Niagara113
11'The same old sausage' : Thomas Carlyle and the James family125
12Cedric the Saxon and the Haiti Duke of Marmalade : race in past and present137
13Performing blackness : Carlyle and 'the nigger question'151
14The Carlyles and 'phantasm aristocracy'159
15The uses of German literature in the Carlyles' courtship170
16Geraldine Jewsbury : Jane Welsh Carlyle's 'best friend'?185
17'The Victorian lady' - Jane Welsh Carlyle and the psycho-feminist myth : a retrospective197
18Jane Welsh Carlyle's travel narratives : 'portable perspectives'209
19'Wonderful worlds up yonder' : Rousseau and the erotics of teaching and learning220
20A 'creative adventure' : Jane Welsh Carlyle's 'simple story'230
21Collating Carlyle : patterns of revision in Heroes, Sartor Resartus, and The French Revolution240

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