Distinguished critic and essayist Thomas Carlyle turns his keen intellect to a range of subjects in this collection of nine essays. This second volume includes “The Diamond Necklace,” a fiction piece about Marie Antoinette’s famous necklace; “Parliamentary History of the French Revolution,” and “The Opera,” among other selected pieces.
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|Series:||Barnes & Noble Digital Library|
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About the Author
Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881) was a Scottish essayist, historian, satirist, and political thinker. He became influential for Victorians because his writing reflected Calvinist values but also a loss of faith, which paralleled the community’s changing scientific and political views.