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Carlyle and Jean Paul : their spiritual optics

Author: J P Vijn
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1982.
Series: Utrecht publications in general and comparative literature, v. 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It has always been thought difficult, if not impossible, to define what the philosophy of Carlyle was. Ever since the publication of Sartor Resartus in 1833-1834, the view that Carlyle had a theistic conception of the universe has been defended as well as opposed. At a time, therefore, when Carlyle's work as a whole is being reappraised, his philosophy should first and foremost be dealt with. Carlyle's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vijn, J.P.
Carlyle and Jean Paul.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1982
(DLC) 83117003
Named Person: Thomas Carlyle; Thomas Carlyle; Jean Paul; Jean Paul; Thomas Carlyle; Jean Paul
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J P Vijn
ISBN: 9789027280510 9027280517 9789027221933 9027221936 1283424746 9781283424745 9786613424747 6613424749
OCLC Number: 778434183
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 284 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Jean Paul's "Rede des todten Christus" --
pt. 2. Carlyle and the "Rede" --
pt. 3. Carlyle's Sartor Resartus.
Series Title: Utrecht publications in general and comparative literature, v. 18.
Responsibility: by J.P. Vijn.

Abstract:

It has always been thought difficult, if not impossible, to define what the philosophy of Carlyle was. Ever since the publication of Sartor Resartus in 1833-1834, the view that Carlyle had a theistic conception of the universe has been defended as well as opposed. At a time, therefore, when Carlyle's work as a whole is being reappraised, his philosophy should first and foremost be dealt with. Carlyle's life-philosophy is based on the inner experience of a process of 'conversion', which set in with an incident that occurred to him at Leith Walk, Edinburgh. This study - which settles the.

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