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Lincoln's speeches reconsidered

Lincoln's speeches reconsidered

Author: John Channing Briggs
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Hopkins Open Publishing encore editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Open access editionView all editions and formats

Recalling David Herbert Donald's celebrated revisionist essays (Lincoln Reconsidered, 1947), Briggs's study provides students of Lincoln with new insight into his words, intentions, and image.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Channing Briggs
ISBN: 9781421437453 1421437457 9781421437477 1421437473
OCLC Number: 1233306976
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2005.
Description: xi, 370 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Note on Sources Introduction. The Mind of the Persuader Chapter 1. Rhetorical Contexts Chapter 2. The Lyceum AddressChapter 3. The Temperance AddressChapter 4. The Speech on the War with Mexico and the Eulogy for Zachary TaylorChapter 5. The Eulogy for Henry ClayChapter 6. The Kansas-Nebraska SpeechChapter 7. The "House Divided" SpeechChapter 8. Lecture on Discoveries and InventionsChapter 9. The Milwaukee AddressChapter 10. The Cooper Union AddressChapter 11. Presidential Eloquence and Political ReligionChapter 12. The Farewell AddressChapter 13. The First Inaugural, the Gettysburg Address, and the Second InauguralPostscript. The Letter to Mrs. BixbyNotesIndex
Series Title: Hopkins Open Publishing encore editions.
Responsibility: John Channing Briggs.


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Remarkably, Briggs . . . [has] managed to find new ground to harvest. -- Harold Holzer * Washington Post Book World * Briggs interprets Lincoln's references to Providence with a subtlety and Read more...

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