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The eloquence of Edward Everett : America's greatest orator

Author: Richard A Katula
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edward Everett was America's first Ph D, a US Congressman, Governor of Massachusetts, Secretary of State, a US Senator, and a Vice-Presidential candidate. In this book, Everett's training as an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Edward Everett; Edward Everett; Edward Everett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Katula
ISBN: 9781433110290 1433110296 1443110299 9781443110297
OCLC Number: 499741179
Description: xii, 166 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Edward Everett : an American life --
Edward Everett : a full life, well lived --
Remembering Edward Everett --
Edward Everett's place in history --
Edward Everett : orator and statesman --
The golden age of American oratory --
A culture built on oratory --
Edward Everett and the golden age of American oratory --
The education of an orator in the 19th century --
Other influences on Edward Everett's oratory --
Edward Everett : the Cicero of America --
The eloquence of Edward Everett --
The circumstances favorable to the progress of literature, in America, August 26, 1824 --
The Seven Years War; The school of the Revolution, July 4, 1833 --
Eulogy on John Quincy Adams, April 15, 1848 --
The character of Washington, 1856-1860 --
The eloquence of Edward Everett : the road to Gettysburg --
The fittest man in the nation speaks at Gettysburg --
Edward Everett and the Civil War --
Everett's fame as orator --
Everett's oration at Gettysburg --
Epilogue --
Appendix A: The demonstrative speeches of Edward Everett, 1815-1865.
Responsibility: Richard A. Katula.

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