The Works of Thomas Carlyle

The Works of Thomas Carlyle

by Thomas Carlyle, Oliver Cromwell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1108022324

ISBN-13: 9781108022323

Pub. Date: 11/11/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

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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 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 22 contains the second volume of his translations of German romances.

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ISBN-13:
9781108022323
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/11/2010
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - The Works of Carlyle Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

12. Hoffmann: E. T. W. Hoffmann; 13. The golden pot; 14. Richter: Jean Paul Friedrich Richter; 15. Army-Chaplain Schmelzle's Journey to Flaetz; 16. Life of Quintus Fixlein; 17. Summary.

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