"Sartor Resartus" claims to be the autobiography of the fictional Diogenes Teufelsdrockh developer of the Clothes Philosophy (the title means the tailor retailored). It is supposedly put together from scraps of diaries, journals and letters discovered thrown randomely into three large laundry bags and edited by a fictional editor. It is organized very loosely and uses a lot of fragmentary material.
The central incident describes Teufelsdrockh's disc...
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