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On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in history

Author: Thomas Carlyle; Michael K Goldberg; Joel J Brattin; Mark Engel
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his 1840 lectures on heroes, Thomas Carlyle, Victorian essayist and social critic, championed the importance of the individual in history. Eventually translated into fifteen languages, this work  Read more...

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Named Person: Thomas Carlyle; Thomas Carlyle
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Carlyle; Michael K Goldberg; Joel J Brattin; Mark Engel
ISBN: 0520075153 9780520075153
OCLC Number: 24429393
Description: ciii, 519 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology of Carlyle's life --
On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history --
Lecture I. The hero as divinity: Odin. Paganism: Scandinavian mythology --
Lecture II. The hero as prophet: Mahomet: Islam --
Lecture III. The hero as poet: Dante; Shakespeare --
Lecture IV. The hero as priest: Luther; Reformation: Knox; Puritanism --
Lecture V. The hero as man of letters: Johnson, Rousseau, Burns --
Lecture VI. The hero as king: Cromwell, Napoleon: modern revolutionism --
Appendix: 1858 summary and index.
Other Titles: On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history.
Responsibility: notes and introduction by Michael K. Goldberg ; text established by Michael K. Goldberg, Joel J. Brattin, and Mark Engel.
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