by Thomas Carlyle
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2010
Number of pages: 320
Sartor Resartus ('The Tailor Retailored') is ostensibly an introduction to a strange history of clothing by the German Professor of Things in General, Diogenes Teufelsdrockh; its deeper concerns are social injustice, the right way of living in the world, and the large questions of faith and understanding.
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