Thomas Carlyle

Standard Name: Carlyle, Thomas


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Cultural formation Julia Wedgwood
JW was born into that section of the English professional class which functioned as an intellectual and cultural elite. She was connected through her family with other Victorians strongly committed to spiritual and moral inquiry...
Cultural formation Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ at this time began to question her religious faith; she apparently sought the counsel of a Catholic priest, but found it unsatisfying.
Bloom, Abigail Burnham, editor. Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers. Greenwood Press, 2000.
Howe, Susanne. Geraldine Jewsbury: Her Life and Errors. George Allen and Unwin, 1935.
Having read an essay by Thomas Carlyle during the Christmas...
Cultural formation James Anthony Froude
He gradually lost faith in High Church tenets, however, a process that intensified under the influence of Thomas Carlyle . JAF was forced to relinquish his fellowship on publishing The Nemesis of Faith (1849), and...
Cultural formation Grace Aguilar
Her father's family was from Spain and her mother's family was from Portugal.
Galchinsky, Michael. The Origin of the Modern Jewish Woman Writer. Wayne State University Press, 1996.
136, 176
Abrahams, Beth-Zion. “Grace Aguilar: A Centenary Tribute”. Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, pp. 137 - 48.
GA was English by birth, and she was full of praise for her country as a land of tolerance...
Dedications Geraldine Jewsbury
GJ 's relationship with the actress Charlotte Cushman may have influenced her decision to make the heroine of this work an actress. She wanted to dedicate this novel to Jane Carlyle and Elizabeth Paulet ...
Dedications Geraldine Jewsbury
It was respectfully
Jewsbury, Geraldine. Constance Herbert. Hurst and Blackett, 1855.
dedicated to Thomas Carlyle .
Education Virginia Woolf
Between 1 January and 30 June 1897, her reading included but was not limited to the following: Charlotte Brontë , Lady Barlow (a commentator on Charles Darwin ), Dinah Mulock Craik , George Eliot ,...
Education Flora Shaw
On her father's promotion in 1861, a move to the Commandant's house enabled the voracious young reader to take advantage of unlimited access to the library of the Royal Military Academy , where she was...
Education Emmeline Pankhurst
EP 's parents encouraged her intellectual development from an early age. Among the important first texts she read were Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress and John BunyanHoly War, and Carlyle 's French Revolution. Her mother...
Education Clara Codd
CC never went to school; instead, she and her sisters were taught by a series of governesses who she never loved.
Codd, Clara. So Rich a Life. Caxton Limited, 1951.
Her education was not particularly religious: she was not exposed to Bible...
Education Louisa May Alcott
She was also a great self-educator and took to reading everything from Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress to Hawthorne 's The Scarlet Letter (he was a family friend). She particularly admired Mary Wollstonecraft and also warmed...
Education Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
After Greystone House, Emmeline Pethick started attending a Quaker school in Weston-super-Mare, where her family had moved. She became a boarder at this school when she was twelve.
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion, 1976.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
There one of the incidents...
Education Dora Greenwell
Thereafter, she taught herself, studying philosophy, Latin, German, Italian, French, political economy, and theology.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Dorling, William. Memoirs of Dora Greenwell. James Clarke, 1885.
She was very well read and took a particular interest in the writings of Caroline Norton , Felicia Hemans
Education L. M. Montgomery
LMM saved enough money to attend Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. for one year, 1895-1896, where her studies included Milton and Carlyle . She wrote for the school newspaper and joined a literary...
Education Adrienne Rich
The girls' father also had a strong influence on their education, as he was determined that Adrienne would be a poet and Cynthia would be a novelist. The girls had the run of the family...


The English Gypsy, or Roma, population was grouped by authorities with all nomadic or vagrant peoples, who were estimated by William Cobbett to number around 30,000.
December 1831
Thomas Carlyle 's Characteristics was published in the Edinburgh Review.
Thomas Carlyle 's Sartor Resartus (meaning The Tailor Re-tailored) was published serially and anonymously in Fraser's Magazine.
31 March 1836
The Westminster Review merged with a new quarterly to produce The London and Westminster Review, which embraced the philosophies of political and cultural radicals.
May 1837
Thomas Noon Talfourd , MP for Reading, author, and friend of the literati, began his campaign to extend the length of copyright.
By 20 May 1837
Thomas Carlyle published his acclaimed History of the French Revolution.
By 20 May 1837
Thomas Carlyle published his acclaimed History of the French Revolution.
December 1839
Thomas Carlyle published his essayChartism, bearing the date of 1840.
Advertisers packed London streets with large models of various products; fantastic items such as seven-foot-tall top hats and sides of bacon were frequently seen as they were pulled through the roadways mounted on carts.
April 1841
Thomas Carlyle published On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History.
3 May 1841
The London Library , established by Thomas Carlyle with Harriet Martineau , Dickens , Thackeray , and others, first opened its doors.
March 1843
By 13 May 1843
Thomas Carlyle published Past and Present.
December 1849
Thomas Carlyle published his racist Occasional Discourse on the Negro Question in Fraser's.
Charles Kingsley anonymously published Alton Locke, A Tailor and Poet: An Autobiography.