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Nels Hanson: The Case of the Anti-hero

Nels Hanson: The Case of the Anti-hero

In Pace Requiescat And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches toward Bethlehem to be born? —W.B. Yeats   To Poe’s so acute, so prophetic meditation of 150 years ago—that the truly extraordinary mind or spirit would necessarily find itself isolated, hated, and misunderstood by the society in which it appeared, and, especially, that news of the eminently great should not be sought in biographies but in “the slight records of wretches who died in prison, in…

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