1. Creator/Author:
  2. Briggs, John Channing, (1)

Lincoln's speeches reconsidered /

Briggs, John Channing,
Item ID:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.
0801881064 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Call Number:
E457.2 .B835 2005 1
Physical Description:
xi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Speeches, addresses, etc. -- United States -- 19th century.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Literary art.
United States -- History -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-361) and index; Introduction : The mind of the persuader -- Rhetorical contexts -- The Lyceum address : "On the perpetuation of our political institutions" -- The temperance address : moral reform and emancipation-- The speech on the War with Mexico and the eulogy for Zachary Taylor : " injustice and heroic virtue " -- The eulogy for Henry Clay : persuasion and/or principle -- The Kansas-Nebraska speech : popular sovereignty and self-government -- The "house divided" speech : the logic of hopeful resolve -- Lecture on discoveries and inventions : self-government and inventions : self-government and arts of literacy -- The Milwaukee address : thorough farming and self-government -- The Cooper Union address : the empirical wager -- Presidential eloquence and political religion : governing "in the providence of God" -- The farewell address : "Let us confidently hope" -- The first inaugural , the Gettysburg address, and the second inaugural : providence and persuasion -- Postscript. The letter to Mrs. Bixby : secular scripture.; Genealogy copy is part of the Dr. Allen Wayne Aldred Memorial Collection.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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By appointment only
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