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

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

byThomas Carlyle

Kobo ebook | July 2, 2015

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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

Title:On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in HistoryFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 2, 2015Publisher:Treasureword ClassicsLanguage:English

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