The Carlyle Encyclopedia
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2004 - 521 pages
Written by more than fifty international researchers in Victorian studies, The Carlyle Encyclopedia is the new standard, single-volume reference work on Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. It offers concise but detailed accounts of central issues related to the Carlyles' lives and writings, and provides bibliographic citations that direct the reader's attention to a wide range of additional sources. It presents the lives and literary achievements of two remarkable individuals in the context of the rich and challenging Victorian age. The Carlyle Encyclopedia will interest a variety of readers who concern themselves with literature, social history, the history of ideas, Victorian culture, and Scottish studies. Mark Cumming teaches nineteenth-century literature at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.