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Title:
Carlyle on heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history
Author:
Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881.
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Publication Information:
Boston : Ginn, 1901.
Physical Description:
lxxxviii, 396 pages.
General Note:
Six lectures.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction.--The hero as divinity Odin. Paganism: Scandinavian mythology.--The hero as prophet. Mahomet: Islam.--The hero as poet: Dante; Shakespeare.--The hero as priest. Luther; reformation: Knox; puritanism.--The hero as man of letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns.--The hero as king. Cromwell, Napoleon: Modern revolutionism.
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Book