Carlyle, Jane Baillie Welsh

Carlyle, Jane Baillie Welsh, 1801–66, English woman of letters wife of Thomas Carlyle , whom she married in 1826. She possessed a genius for letter writing, manifest in the volumes of her published correspondence (1883, 1924, 1931).

See edition of her letters by T. Bliss (1950) biography by E. A. Drew (1928, repr. 1973) studies by L. Hanson (1952), and J. Markus (2000) studies of the Carlyle marriage by T. Holme (1965, repr. 2000), P. Rose (1983), and R. Ashton (2003).

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