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Cover of: Heroes I have known by Max Eastman

Heroes I have known
twelve who lived great lives

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Hero worship benign and diabolic.
The hero as parent: my most unforgettable character [Annis Ford Eastman]
The hero as agitator: a life portrait of Carlo Tresca.
Greek drama in Cleveland: the trial of Eugene Debs.
Heroism plus heroics: difficulties in worshiping Isadora Duncan.
Humor in goodness: the constitutional perfection of Art Young.
Mark Twain's Elmira: the influence of a great preacher [Thomas K. Beecher] and his parish.
France and her man of letters: an enthusiasm involving Anatole France.
Actor of one role: a character study of Charlie Chaplin.
Contribution to an apotheosis: John Reed and the Russian revolution.
Great in time of storm: the character and fate of Leon Trotsky.
Visit in Vienna: the crochety greatness of Sigmund Freud.
The hero as teacher: the life story of John Dewey.


Dewey Decimal Class 920
Library of Congress CT120 .E2

The Physical Object

Pagination xviii, 326 p., 1 l.
Number of pages 326

ID Numbers

Open Library OL6435252M
Internet Archive heroesihaveknown00east
LC Control Number 42013050



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