Sartor Resartus was written as a fictitious commentary on the writings of an imaginary German thinker named Diogenes Teufelsdröckh, author of Clothes: their Origin and Influence. Reviewing this work is a curmudgeonly, skeptical English Reviewer, referred to simply as “Editor.” This eccentric novel confuses fact and fiction, the serious and satirical, in order to better confront the nature of truth.
Thomas Carlyle’s Sartor Resartus became one of the important texts of nineteenth-century English literature, influencing the Romantic movement, Victorian culture and American Transcendentalism.
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Even now that I've read it I'm not entirely sure what prompted me to pick this up at the library book sale this spring. Probably it was the back-cover text noting that the book was inspired in part by ... Read full review
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Sartor Resartvs written and fascimile signed by Thomas Carlyle. The inside pages as shown in the photo have Thomas Carlyle's autograph under a photo and the date that it was signed (1865). The oposite ... Read full review
Chapter IIncident in Modern History
Chapter IIISymbols Chapter IVHelotage
Chapter VIIINatural Supernaturalism
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