On Heroes, by Thomas Carlyle

Table of Contents

  1. The Hero as Divinity. Odin. Paganism: Scandinavian Mythology.
  2. The Hero as Prophet. Mahomet: Islam.
  3. The Hero as Poet. Dante: Shakspeare.
  4. The Hero as Priest. Luther; Reformation: Knox; Puritanism.
  5. The Hero as Man of Letters. Johnson, Rousseau, Burns.
  6. The Hero as King. Cromwell, Napoleon: Modern Revolutionism.

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