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Author Reed, Walter L.

Title Meditations on the hero : a study of the romantic hero in nineteenth-century fiction / Walter L. Reed
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1974


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Description x, 207 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Preface -- Prolegomenon : the romantic hero and the dialectical form -- Kierkegaard : the hero and the poet -- Brontë and Lermontov : the hero in and out of time -- Melville : the extended hero and expanded meditation -- Concluding unscientific postscript : the twilight of the hero and the meditative form
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Heroes in literature.
LC no. 74077068
ISBN 0300017359