On heroes, hero-worship, and the heroic in history ; also essays on Goethe

Author(s): Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
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Subjects: Heroes
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London: Cassell, 1908
Series: The people's library
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 333 p. ; 19 cm
Alternate Titles: Heroes and hero-worship
Additional Authors: Mohammed, the prophet
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658
Notes: Contents: The hero as divinity. Odin. Paganism: Scandinavian mythology.- The hero as prophet. Mahomet: Islam.- The hero as poet: Dante; Shakspeare.- The hero as priest. Luther; reformation: Knox; Puritanism.- The hero as man of letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns.- The hero as king. Cromwell, Napoleon: Modern revolutionism
OCLC Number: 2628424