On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

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by Thomas Carlyle
     
 

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"Here one glimpses Carlyle as a nimble personality with stimulating ideas. What makes this edition especially welcome is Carl Niemeyer's astute introduction."-The Pacific Historian. See more details below

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"Here one glimpses Carlyle as a nimble personality with stimulating ideas. What makes this edition especially welcome is Carl Niemeyer's astute introduction."-The Pacific Historian.

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Rosemary Ashton
“This new edition promises to be an excellent addition to Carlyle scholarship.  It will widen the understanding of nineteenth-century literary and political thought among students of the period and lay readers alike.”—Rosemary Ashton, University College London
Francis O'Gorman
On Heroes assembles a team of distinguished and world-famous authorities. They tackle head on some of the largest questions about Carlyle’s influence and reception after the lectures and, indeed, after his death.”—Francis O’Gorman, University of Leeds
Francis O’Gorman
On Heroes assembles a team of distinguished and world-famous authorities. They tackle head on some of the largest questions about Carlyle’s influence and reception after the lectures and, indeed, after his death.”—Francis O’Gorman, University of Leeds

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781497303867
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
03/10/2014
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
425,452
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

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Rosemary Ashton
An excellent addition to Carlyle scholarship; it should also serve to widen the understanding of nineteenth-century literary and political thought among students of the period and lay readers alike.—Rosemary Ashton, author of Thomas and Jane Carlyle: Portrait of a Marriage and Victorian Bloomsbury

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