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

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

by Thomas Carlyle
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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History is a book by Thomas Carlyle, published with James Fraser, London, in 1841. It is a collection of six lectures held in May 1840.
1. (5 May) The Hero as Divinity. Odin. Paganism: Scandinavian Mythology
2. (8 May) The Hero as Prophet. Muhammad: Islam
3. (12 May) The Hero as Poet. Dante; Shakespeare
4. (15 May) The Hero as Priest. Luther; Reformation: Knox; Puritanism
5. (19 May) The Hero as Man of Letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns
6. (22 May) The Hero as King. Cromwell. Napoleon: Modern Revolutionism

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BN ID: 2940014386326
Publisher: Philtre Libre
Publication date: 05/07/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 218 KB

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very interesting book on heroes and hero-worship.