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This extraordinary work is at one and the same time an account of a personal spiritual crisis and a hilarious spoof on academic learning, early Victorian values and materialism. In Sartor Resartus ('the tailor retailored') a fictitious editor retells the theories of an equally fictitious German professor who has come to the conclusion that human institutions and morals are only clothes to shield us from nothingness, clothes that can be changed as the whims of the age or fashion dictate. This radically deconstructive ...

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    • Title: Sartor Resartus by Thomas Carlyle
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic UK
    • Print ISBN: 9780199540372, 0199540373
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    • Edition: 2008
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    • Title: Sartor Resartus by Thomas Carlyle
    • Publisher: Canongate Books
    • Print ISBN: 9781841952789, 1841952788
    • eText ISBN: 9781847674678
    • Edition: 2002 Main
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