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A Nation's Fetish: Carlyle and the Work of Literature

Yoon Sun Lee

in Nationalism and Irony: Burke, Scott, Carlyle

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162356
eISBN:
9780199787852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162356.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Carlyle initially saw fetishism as a pathology of the French Revolution, but went on to develop this trope in envisioning a type of political attitude increasingly necessary for the British empire in ... More


Pains—‘Work while it is called Today’: Utility, Political Economy,Carlyle, and Trollope

Kathleen Blake

in Pleasures of Benthamism: Victorian Literature, Utility, Political Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563265
eISBN:
9780191721809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563265.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Benthamites and economists acknowledge a principle of pain in work. But there is to be no self‐sacrifice that outruns self‐interest. Indeed in contemplating work, these writers communicate an element ... More


Anglo-Scottish Relations: the Carlyles in London

Rosemary Ashton

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides the background for the sojourn of Thomas and Jane Carlyle in London. Thomas travelled to London with the manuscript of Sartor Resartus, hoping to find a publisher for that ... More


Clothing Matter: Thomas Carlyle’s Sartor Resartus

Philipp Erchinger

in Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book concludes with a reading of Thomas Carlyle’s Sartor Resartus. For this work can be characterised, the chapter suggests, as a performance of, and meditation on, what the foregoing sections ... More


Carlyle, Descartes, and Objectivity: Lessen Thy Denominator

George Levine

in Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475363
eISBN:
9780226475387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475387.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the story that Thomas Carlyle tells in Sartor Resartus. It suggests the degree to which fear and hatred of the body dominates Victorian thought. Sartor Resartus is a gesture at ... More


Conclusion: The Ends of Romanticism

Zoe Beenstock and Zoe Beenstock

in The Politics of Romanticism: The Social Contract and Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474401036
eISBN:
9781474422147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401036.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This conclusion proposes understanding Romanticism through a model of internal conflict instead of discrete distinctions of genre and political orientation, which have traditionally served as ... More


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