TITLE

Of heroes, villains, and valets

AUTHOR(S)
Himmelfarb, G.
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
Commentary;Jun91, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses various historical figures' views on heroes, villains, and valets. Hegel's point about heroes and valets and how he does not absolve his heroes of immorality; Question of what Thomas Moore would have thought of some of Lord Byron's activities; The Victorian biographers; Condescension of posterity; Elitist history; Historical structuralism.
ACCESSION #
9107222192

 

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