Brings together Thomas Carlyle's essays on history and historical subjects. This title includes essays on the French Revolution, Cromwell, Frederick the Great, and medieval Scandinavia. It also includes a historical introduction and illustrations along with textual apparatus.
Written as a response to the economic crisis of the 1840s - closure of factories, loss of jobs, the growth of slums in industrial centers, the starving poor, this title provides a... Læs mere
"Sartor Resartus" is Thomas Carlyle's most influential work. By the 1840s, largely on the strength of "Sartor Resartus",... Læs mere
In his 1840 lectures on heroes, Thomas Carlyle, Victorian essayist and social critic, championed the importance of the individual in history. Eventually... Læs mere
Thomas Carlyle's history of the French Revolution, originally published in 1837, opens with the death of Louis XV in 1774 and ends in 1795 when Bonaparte quelled the insurrection... Læs mere
This edition is the first to present the text as it originally appeared, indicating the changes Carlyle made to later editions. Appendices contain Carlyle's own extensive commentaries on his work.
Recognizes the intimate connections between heroism and myth. Beginning with the legends of Odin, lord of the Nordic gods, this book describes major... Læs mere
Thomas Carlyle's "On Heroes, Hero Worship, and the Heroic in History" considers how heroes are created and conveys his ideas on the importance of heroic... Læs mere