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

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

by Thomas Carlyle
     
 

"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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781425518417
Publisher:
University of Michigan Library
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Chronology of Carlyle's Life
Introduction
Note on the Text
Lecture IThe Hero as Divinity3
Lecture IIThe Hero as Prophet37
Lecture IIIThe Hero as Poet67
Lecture IVThe Hero as Priest99
Lecture VThe Hero as Man of Letters133
Lecture VIThe Hero as King169
Appendix: 1858 Summary and Index211
Notes227
Works Cited393
Textual Apparatus
Emendations of the Copy-Text421
Discussion of Editorial Decisions431
Line-End Hyphens in the Copy-Text441
Line-End Hyphens in the Present Text443
Historical Collation445
Index487

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