Reference Entry

Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881), author, biographer, and historian

Fred Kaplan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4697

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Early years and education, 1795-1814 | Teaching in Annan and Kirkcaldy, 1814-1818 | Aimless in Edinburgh, 1818-1821 | Courting Jane Welsh, 1821-1824 | Early literary contacts, 1824-1825 | Marriage, life at Craigenputtoch, and Sartor Resartus, 1826-1833 | The move to London, 1834 | The French Revolution, 1834-1837 | Carlyle and London life | Carlyle as lecturer, 1836-1840 | Hero-worship, 1841 | Carlyle in the 1840s | Cromwell and Past and Present, 1843 | Lady Harriet Baring | Carlyle's Cromwell and other works, 1845-1849 | Latter-Day Pamphlets, 1850 | John Sterling, 1851 | Frederick the Great and Collected Works, 1851-1865 | Jane Carlyle's death and its aftermath, 1866-1873 | Last years, Froude's biography, and death, 1874-1881

Reference Entry.  13085 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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