Abraham Lincoln, the orator : penetrating the Lincoln legend / Lois J. Einhorn

Author(s): Einhorn, Lois J., 1952-
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Subjects: Political oratory--United States--History--19th century
United States--Politics and government--1845-1861
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Oratory
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 1992
Series: Great American orators no. 16
Great American orators no. 16
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Series Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I. A Rhetorical Analysis of Abraham Lincoln's Speaking 1
Introduction 3
1. Lincoln Speaks about Speaking 11
2. Did Lincoln Practice What He Preached? Characteristics and Development of Lincoln's Speeches 23
3. No Laughing Matter: Lincoln's Use of Humor as a Rhetorical Device 43
4. Lincoln's First Inaugural: Peace and Sword 55
5. Evolving Rhetorical Stances on Emancipation 71
6. Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Immediate Failure and Lasting Success 93
Conclusion: The Making of a Legend 113
Pt. II. Lincoln Speaks Out: Texts of Selected Speeches 117
"Lyceum Address" 119
"Address Before the Washington Temperance Society" 127
"House Divided" Speech 135
"Second Lecture on Inventions and Discoveries" 143
"Cooper Union Address" 151
"Farewell to Springfield" 167
"First Inaugural Address" 169
"Gettysburg Address" 177
"Second Inaugural Address" 179
Notes 181
Chronology of Selected Major Speeches 193
History in Motion: Selected Bibliography on Lincoln 197
Index 219
Notes: LCCN: 91046971
ISBN: 0313261687 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-218) and index
Physical Description: xx, 225 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 25130619
ISBN/ISSN: 0313261687
0898-8277

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