The French Revolution
By (author) Thomas Carlyle
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French Revolution by Thomas Carlyle
Book DescriptionThe book that established Thomas Carlyle s reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading experience as thrilling as any novel. As John D. Rosenberg observes in his Introduction, The French Revolution is one of the grand poems of [Carlyle s] century, yet its poetry consists in being everywhere scrupulously rooted in historical fact. This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition, complete and unabridged, is unavailable anywhere else."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375760228
(180mm x 134mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas Carlyle
Selected Writings, Paperback (October 2015)
Thomas Carlyle was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, in 1795. He was influenced by the Scottish Enlightenment while at the University of Edinburgh and became a teacher instead. He published a life of Schiller and translations of Goethe in the 1820s. This book presents a selection of his work.
French Revolution, Paperback (July 2014)
This book contains a series of extracts from Thomas Carlyle's influential three-volume work The French Revolution: A History (1837).
Selections from Carlyle, Paperback (July 2014)
Originally published in 1929, this book presents a selection of Thomas Carlyle's writings, with information on his life and intellectual views.
On Heroes, Hero-worship, and the Heroic in History, Paperback (August 2013)» View all books by Thomas Carlyle
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 leadership. In six reevaluative essays, the authors argue that Carlyle's concept of heroism actually repudiates its own authoritarian roots and stresses the hero's spiritual dimension.
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Author Biography - Thomas Carlyle
John D. Rosenberg is the William Peterfield Trent Professor of English at Columbia University, where he teaches Victorian literature and has chaired the undergraduate program in literature humanities. He is the author of The Darkening Glass: A Portrait of Ruskin s Genius; The Fall of Camelot: A Study of Tennyson s Idylls of the King; and Carlyle and the Burden of History."
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