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On the Choice of Books (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

On the Choice of Books (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Thomas Carlyle
 

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This 1869 miscellany of articles, letters, and speeches by and about Carlyle highlights his restless intellect and wide-ranging interests. The volume begins; “The general belief that Carlyle is a gloomy misanthrope…is quite an error.” Contents include “Goethe and Carlyle,” “Preface to Emerson’s Essays,”

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This 1869 miscellany of articles, letters, and speeches by and about Carlyle highlights his restless intellect and wide-ranging interests. The volume begins; “The general belief that Carlyle is a gloomy misanthrope…is quite an error.” Contents include “Goethe and Carlyle,” “Preface to Emerson’s Essays,” “Advice to a Young Man,” and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454361
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
54
File size:
111 KB

Meet 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.

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