The Carlyles at Home and Abroad explores the extensive influence of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh Carlyle in England and Scotland, Europe, and the United States. The contributors explore a wide range of topics, such as aesthetics, history, biography, literature, travel writing, feminism and race. The result is a volume that offers a fresh assessment of the couple as national and international figures. Contributors include K.J. Fielding (The Late Carlyle), Ruth apRoberts (Frederick the Great), David DeLaura (Carlyle and the Fine Arts), David R. Sorensen (Carlyle and Herzen), Owen Dudley Edwards (Carlyle and Ireland), Alain Jumeau (Carlyle and France), Marylu Hill (Carlyle�s Early History), Ronald Wendling (Carlyle and Coleridge), Cairns Craig (Carlyle and Symbolism), Brent Kinser (Carlyle and Mark Twain), Andrew Taylor (Carlyle and the James Family), Chris R. Vanden Bossche (Carlyle and Race), Vanessa D. Dickerson, (�The Negro Question�), Sheila McIntosh (Carlyle and Aristocracy), Rosemary Ashton (The Carlyles� German Courtship), Ian Campbell, (Jane Welsh Carlyle and Geraldine Jewsbury), Rodger L. Tarr (Jane Welsh Carlyle and Psycho-Feminism), Aileen Christianson (Jane Welsh Carlyle�s Travel Narratives), Norma Clarke (Jane Welsh Carlyle and Rousseau), Kathy Chamberlain (Jane Welsh Carlyle�s Fiction) and Mark Engel (Collating Carlyle Editions).
Table of Contents
Contents: Justice to Carlyle's memory: the later Carlyle, Kenneth J. Fielding; The historian as Shandean humorist: Carlyle and Frederick the Great, Ruth apRoberts; Carlyle and the 'insane' fine arts, David DeLaura; 'A Scotch Proudhon': Carlyle, Herzen and the French revolutions of 1789 and 1848, David R. Sorensen; 'True Thomas': Carlyle, Young Ireland, and the legacy of millenialism, Owen Dudley Edwards; Translating Carlyle's French revolution: a French perspective, Alain Jumeau; The 'magical speculum': vision and truth in Carlyle's early histories, Marylu Hill; Prophet and friend: the reflective politics of Carlyle and Coleridge, Ronald C. Wendling; Carlyle and symbolism, Cairns Craig; Mark Twain, Thomas Carlyle, and shooting Niagara, Brent Kinser; 'The same old sausage': Thomas Carlyle and the James family, Andrew Taylor; Cedric the Saxon and the Haiti Duke of Marmalade: race in Past and Present, Chris R. Vanden Bossche; Performing blackness: Carlyle and the 'the nigger question', Vanessa D. Dickerson; The Carlyles and 'phantasm aristocracy', Sheila McIntosh; The uses of German literature in the Carlyle's courtship, Rosemary Ashton; Geraldine Jewsbury: Jane Welsh Carlyle's 'best friend'?, Ian Campbell; 'The Victorian lady' - Jane Welsh Carlyle and the psycho-feminist myth: a retrospective, Rodger L. Tarr; Jane Welsh Carlyle's travel narratives: 'portable perspectives', Aileen Christianson; 'Wonderful worlds up yonder': Rousseau and the erotics of teaching and learning, Norma Clarke; A 'creative adventure': Jane Welsh Carlyle's 'simple story', Kathy Chamberlain; Collating Carlyle: patterns of revision in Heroes, Sartor Resartus, and The French Revolution, Mark Engel; Index.