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A century of hero-worship; a study of the idea of heroism in Carlyle and Nietzsche,

Author: Eric Bentley
Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press [1957]
Series: Beacon paperbacks, no. 52.; Beacon contemporary affairs series.
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A study of the idea of heroism in Carlyle and Nietzsche, with Notes on Wagner, Spengler, Stefan George, and D.H. Lawrence.
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Bentley, Eric, 1916-
Century of hero-worship.
Boston, Beacon Press [1957]
(OCoLC)562334259
Named Person: Thomas Carlyle; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Thomas Carlyle; Friedrich Nietzsche; Thomas Carlyle; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Bentley
OCLC Number: 223377
Description: 271 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Part one : Thomas Carlyle --
Carlyle to 1840 --
The historian of heroism --
Heroic vitalism --
Part two : Friedrich Nietzsche --
A biographical sketch --
Thus spake Zarathustra --
The philosopher of heroism --
Carlyle and Nietzsche --
Part three : from Richard Wagner to D.H. Lawrence --
Richard Wagner, Siegfried, and Hitler --
Oswald Spengler and German historiography --
Stefan George and his circle --
D.H. Lawrence, John Thomas, and Dionysos --
Part four : the meaning of heroic vitalism --
The context --
The consequences.
Series Title: Beacon paperbacks, no. 52.; Beacon contemporary affairs series.
Responsibility: with notes on Wagner, Spengler, Stefan George, and D.H. Lawrence.

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A study of the idea of heroism in Carlyle and Nietzsche, with Notes on Wagner, Spengler, Stefan George, and D.H. Lawrence.

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