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Carlyle, Thomas 1795-1881

Works: 5,313 works in 18,238 publications in 22 languages and 191,777 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Satire  Dictionaries  Controversial literature  Sources  Portraits 
Subject Headings: Historians  Authors, Scottish 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Arranger, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Correspondent, Author of introduction, Composer, Recipient, Owner, Lyricist
Classifications: DC161, 824.8
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The French revolution : a history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
1,030 editions published between 1190 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 10,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1837 Thomas Carlyle published his work The French Revolution: A History and overnight became a celebrity. € The work was filled with a passionate intensity, hitherto unknown in historical writing. In a politically-charged Europe, filled with fears and hopes of revolution, Carlyle's account of the motivations and urges that inspired the events in France became powerfully relevant. Carlyle's style emphasised this, continually pointing to the urgency of action - often using the present tense. For him, chaotic events demanded 'heroes' to take control over the competing forces erupting with
Heroes and hero worship by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
861 editions published between 1840 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 7,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What trait defines a hero? For Carlyle, it's absolute sincerity, firm belief in one's principles, and an inherent spark of the Divine. In this compelling series of lectures, delivered in 1840, Carlyle uses various examples of great men throughout history divided into six categories and including Dante, Odin, Luther, and Napoleon, among others to convey his notion of a hero
Past and present by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
565 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 4,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With England in the grip of a serious economic downturn, Carlyle in Past and Present (1843) looked to the supposed virtues of the past in order to illustrate how unfettered capitalism had brought the country to the brink of ruin, hoping in this way to spark a moral no less than economic resurgence
The life of John Sterling by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
386 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Carlyle undertook this biography of his friend, the British author John Sterling (1806 1844), because he was so dissatisfied with an earlier biography of Sterling by Julius Charles Hare. Sterling was an ordained curate at Hurstmonceux, but retired and began writing. His highest literary achievements were the articles he published in Blackwood's Magazine such as, The Onyx Ring and The Palace of Morgana. Carlyle's biography has since become a classic and is studied more as a work of Carlyle than the life of Sterling
The letters and speeches of Oliver Cromwell by Oliver Cromwell( Book )
484 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Latter-day pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle( )
181 editions published between 1850 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Sartor resartus the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
247 editions published between 1831 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sartor Resartus ("The Tailor Retailored") is a fictional introduction to the history of clothing by the German Professor Diogenes Teufelsdrockh, however, as noted by some "its deeper concerns are social injustice, the right way of living in the world, and the large questions of faith and understanding."
History of Friedrich II of Prussia, called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
356 editions published between 1850 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Webpage containing full text version of vol 5 of history of Friedrich II of Prussia / by Scottish author Thomas Carlyle
Critical and miscellaneous essays by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
373 editions published between 1836 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )
207 editions published between 1824 and 2007 in English and held by 2,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Early kings of Norway by Thomas Carlyle( )
85 editions published between 1857 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1875, this history of the kings of Norway begins with Harald Haarfagr and ends with Hakon the Old. In addition, the volume contains a long essay on the leader of the Scottish Reformation
Sartor resartus. On heroes, hero-worship and the heroic in history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
101 editions published between 1908 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inaugural address at Edinburgh University by Thomas Carlyle( )
in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Sir Walter Scott by Thomas Carlyle( )
in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reminiscences by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
89 editions published between 1881 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters and memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle( Book )
56 editions published between 1883 and 1983 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over three thousand letters of the wife of Thomas Carlyle of England cover the period of time 1830-1860
The correspondence of Emerson and Carlyle by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )
17 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chartism by Thomas Carlyle( )
89 editions published between 1839 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of Thomas Carlyle (complete) by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
88 editions published between 1869 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essay on Burns by Thomas Carlyle( Book )
80 editions published between 1889 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Carlisle, Thomas 1795-1881
Carlyle, T. 1795-1881
Carlyle, T. (Thomas), 1795-1881.
Carlyle, Th.
Carlyle, Thomas
Carlyle, Tomás
Carlyle Tomás 1795-1881
Carlyle, Tomasz.
Carlyle, Tomasz 1795-1881
Carlyle , Tommaso
Carlyle, Tommaso 1795-1881
Kalai'er 1795-1881
Kārlails, Tomass 1795-1881
Karlajl, Tomas
Karleĭlʹ, Tomas 1795-1881
Karlejl', Tomas.
Karlejl', Tomas 1795-1881
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Karler, Tomas.
Kārlīl, Tūmās 1795-1881
Thomas Carlyle
Карлейль, Томас 1795-1881
קרליל, טומס
קרליל, תומס 1795־1881
توماس كارليل، 1795-1881
كارلايل، توماس
كارلايل، توماس، 1795-1881
كارليل، توماس
كرليل، توماس
カーライル, トマス
卡莱尔 1795-1881
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