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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh in Three Books : The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh in Three Books - Thomas Carlyle

Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh in Three Books

The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh in Three Books

By: Thomas Carlyle, Mark Engel, Rodger L. Tarr (Introduction by, Contribution by)

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"Sartor Resartus" is Thomas Carlyle's most enduring and influential work. First published in serial form in "Fraser's Magazine" in 1833-1834, it was discovered by the American Transcendentalists. Sponsored by Ralph Waldo Emerson, it was first printed as a book in Boston in 1836 and immediately became the inspiration for the Transcendental movement. The first London trade edition was published in 1838. By the 1840s, largely on the strength of "Sartor Resartus," Carlyle became one of the leading literary figures in Britain.
"Sartor Resartus" became one of the important texts of nineteenth-century English literature, central to the Romantic movement and Victorian culture. At the time of Carlyle's death in 1881, more than 69,000 copies had been sold. The post-Victorian influence continued and extends to writers as diverse as Virginia Woolf and James Joyce, Willa Cather and Ernest Hemingway.
This edition of "Sartor Resartus" is the first publication of the work that uses all extant versions to create an accurate authorial text. This volume, the second in an eight-volume series, includes a complete textual apparatus as well as a historical introduction and full critical and explanatory annotation.

"Modern readers and literary scholars will be grateful for this large-scale computer-assisted edition of such a seminal text."--"London Review of Books

List of Illustrations
Chronology of Carlyle's Life
Note on the Text
Sartor Resartus
Book I
Preliminaryp. 3
Editorial Difficultiesp. 8
Reminiscencesp. 12
Characteristicsp. 22
The World in Clothesp. 27
Apronsp. 33
Miscellaneous-Historicalp. 36
The World Out of Clothesp. 40
Adamitismp. 45
Pure Reasonp. 49
Prospectivep. 54
Book II
Genesisp. 63
Idyllicp. 70
Pedagogyp. 78
Getting Under Wayp. 91
Romancep. 101
Sorrows of Teufelsdrockhp. 112
The Everlasting Nop. 120
Centre of Indifferencep. 127
The Everlasting Yeap. 137
Pausep. 147
Book III
Incident in Modern Historyp. 153
Church-Clothesp. 158
Symbolsp. 161
Helotagep. 167
The Phoenixp. 171
Old Clothesp. 176
Organic Filamentsp. 180
Natural Supernaturalismp. 187
Circumspectivep. 196
The Dandiacal Bodyp. 200
Tailorsp. 211
Farewellp. 214
Appendix A: Testimonies of Authorsp. 219
Appendix B: 1858 Summaryp. 227
Notesp. 237
Works Citedp. 461
Textual Apparatus
Indexp. 607
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ISBN: 9780520209282
ISBN-10: 0520209281
Series: Norman & Charlotte Strouse Edition of the Writings of Thomas Carlyle
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 774
Published: 12th April 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 4.4
Weight (kg): 0.95