Frequently used abbreviations in the author's Carlyle and the Search for Authority, which the Ohio State University Press published in 1991. It appears in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.

The following abbreviations are used for Carlyle's collected and uncollected writings and selected frequently cited texts. Full bibliographical information may be found in Works Cited.

CL Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. Ed. C. R. Sanders et al.
CME Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (five volumes).
EL James A. Froude. Thomas Carlyle: A History of the First Forty Years of His Life.
FG The History of Frederick the Great. 8 vols.
FR The French Revolution. 3 vols.
HGL Carlyle's Unfinished History of German Literature. Ed. Hill Shine.
HHW On Heroes and Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History.
HL Lectures on the History of Literature. Ed. J. Reay Greene.
HS Historical Sketches. Ed. Alexander Carlyle.
Kaplan Fred Kaplan. Thomas Carlyle: A Biography.
LDP Latter-Day Pamphlets.
LJS The Life of John Sterling.
LL James A. Froude. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London.
LM Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle. Ed. James Anthony Froude.
LMSB Letters of Thomas Carlyle to John Stuart Mill, John Sterling and Robert Browning. Ed. Alexander Carlyle.
LS The Life of Schiller.
NL New Letters of Thomas Carlyle. Ed. Alexander Carlyle.
NLM New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle. Ed. Alexander Carlyle.
OCLS Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches. 5 vols
PP Past and Present.
Rem. Reminiscences. Ed. Charles Eliot Norton.
RIF Reminiscences of my Irish journey in 1849.
RWEThe Correspondence of Emerson and Carlyle. Ed.Joseph Slater.
Spedding "Thomas Carelyle and Thomas Spedding: Their Friendship and Correspondence." Ed. Alexander Carlyle.
SR Sartor Resartus.
TNB Two Note Books of Thomas Carlyle. Ed. Charles Eliot Norton.Clubbe
TR Two Reminiscences of Thomas Carlyle. Ed. John Clubbe
WM Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels. 2 Vols.
WRWotton Reinfred.

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