Humour in the major works of Thomas Carlyle by Abigail Burnham Bloom

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Thomas Carlyle (4 December – 5 February ) was a British historian, satirical writer, essayist, translator, philosopher, mathematician, and his book On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History (), he argued that the actions of the "Great Man" play a key role in history, claiming that "the history of the world is but the biography of great men".Alma mater: University of Edinburgh.

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After attending the University of Edinburgh, he suffered an intense crisis of faith and conversion that would provide the material for Sartor Resartus (), his first major work.

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The major works of Carlyle are Sartor Resartus (), The French Revolution (), Heroes and Hero-Worship (), Past and Present (), Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches (), Life of John Sterling () and The History of Frederick the Great ().

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His last major work, ‘History of Friedrich II of Prussia’, was published in Consisting of twenty-one books, it unfolds the events of Friedrich’s life from his birth in till his death inalso emphasizing how great leaders could forge a state.

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