Notes on This Digital Edition
Table of Contents
This is the original version of Thomas Carlyle's famous essay on Novalis published in 1829 in 'The Foreign Review.' Carlyle's essay itself didn't use headlines whereas this digital edition provides the text divided into seven chapters, each displayed on a separate web page. The table of contents below also contains keywords from the original index in 'The Foreign Review,' same volume, pp. 536.
The original page numbers are given. You will also find your way to the German translation from 1855. The bibliographic record for this essay is:
Carlyle, Thomas. "Novalis." The Foreign Review 4.7 (1829): pp. 97-141.
his literary character, 100 – Tieck's remarks on his writings, 102
particulars of his life, 103 – his admiration of F. Schlegel and Fichte, 104 – his studies, ibid. – attachment to Sophie von K—, 105 – his affliction on her death, 106 – its effect on his mind, 107 – its influence overrated by his biographer, 108 – he forms another attachment, ibid. – Tieck's acquaintance with him, 110 – his last illness, 111, and death, 112
his morality, 119
extracts from his 'Lehrlinge zu Sais,' 120
from his 'Fragments,' 127
his poetical compositions, 131 – his 'Hymns to the Night,' 132 – his romance 'Heinrich von Ofterdingen,' 133
his subtlety of intellect, 138 – compared to Dante, by Tieck, 139 – bears a greater resemblance to Pascal, 140