Carlyle Letters

To produce a complete edition of the collected letters of Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881) and his wife, Jane Welsh Carlyle (1801 - 1866)
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Chair and Project Director: Professor Ian Campbell 

Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881) and his wife, Jane Welsh Carlyle (1801–1866), were prolific correspondents as well as famous literary figures. The target of the Duke-Edinburgh edition of The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle is to produce a complete edition of their correspondence in scholarly volumes, with index, biographical notes and full annotation. Thirty-one volumes have so far appeared, completing the edition down to the end of 1856. This major editorial project includes a conference held in 2012 and the Carlyle Society. The eCarlyle electronic edition (made possible by a major grant from the NEH) will incorporate not only existing and future volumes, but material which has surfaced too late to appear in the print volumes so far.

Professor Ian Campbell: [email protected]

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