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Lincoln the orator

William Edgar Borah

Lincoln the orator

an address delivered at Lincoln"s birthplace, November 9, 1911

by William Edgar Borah

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Published by Press of B.S. Adams in Washington, D.C .
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  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Oratory

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    Statementby Wm. E. Borah.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16727577M

      Edward Everett, the famous orator who spoke for hours at Gettysburg while Lincoln gave a very brief but historically and morally much more powerful speech, wrote in his diary that Lincoln was.   Frederick Douglass went on to become one of the most famous men in the country, an abolitionist, a powerful orator, an advocate for women’s rights, a brilliant strategist, a newspaper owner, a.

    The mighty man, the man of war, the judge, the prudent, the eloquent orator, will be taken away! We’re living in an age devoid of these critical character traits. That makes it all the more important that we study great leaders like Lincoln with the intent to mimic those vital character traits. The Edstone Book Club meets every Thursday evening.   Book Review: Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin Abraham Lincoln is rarely remembered for his political skills. It was not that he was a poor politician. His preservation of the Union and abolition of slavery make him the most consequential president in history.

    Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; c. February – Febru ) was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his oratory and incisive antislavery writings. Soon the farm boy would become the brilliant orator and admired president who finally proclaimed freedom for all Americans. Focusing on Lincoln’s childhood and early manhood, this book explores the people and events that shaped one of America’s greatest presidents.


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Although much has been written about Abraham Lincoln, there has been little rhetorical analysis of how this public man communicated with his listeners. Yet by studying his rhetoric closely, we can gain real insights into Lincoln as an orator, debater, Author: Lois J.

Einhorn. Although much has been written about Abraham Lincoln, there has been little rhetorical analysis of how he communicated with his public.

By studying Lincoln's rhetoric closely, we can gain real insights into Lincoln as an orator, debater, jester, lawyer, statesman, leader, and president. A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.

Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil s: Abraham Lincoln the Orator Penetrating the Lincoln Legend.

by Lois J. Einhorn. Although much has been written about Abraham Lincoln, there has been little rhetorical analysis of how he communicated with his public. Einhorn studies Lincoln's rhetoric closely, and provides real insights into Lincoln as an orator, debater, jester, lawyer.

Delivered at Springfield, Ill., on Februthe one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. LINCOLN’S fame as a statesman and as the Nation’s chief executive during its most crucial period has so overshadowed his fame as an orator that his merits as a public speaker have not been sufficiently emphasized.

Instead of the erect, impressive, penetrative platform orator we see a long, gaunt figure, divided between two chairs for comfort, the head bent forward, smiling broadly, the lips curved in laughter, the deep eyes irradiating their caves of wisdom; the story-telling Lincoln, enjoying the enjoyment he gave to others.

I mention this in particular because it is a book that I feel gives a sense of what made Lincoln a great orator. Cooper Union was (and still is) a school where Lincoln gave a speech analyzing the. At the Capitol on that day of inauguration, when Lincoln delivered one the great pieces of American oratory, just words long, there were admirers, like.

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Details *. Abraham Lincoln has been portrayed in many roles — as emancipator, politician, military leader, orator, self-made man and others — but his canny manipulation of the popular press has received. Abraham Lincoln: A History is an Lincoln's law partner.

Lamon's book first made widely known many of the early accounts of Lincoln's life, the greatest American orator; the master of a fractious cabinet who forged a "team of rivals" out of erstwhile challengers for the throne; the Lincoln Memorial Lincoln.

That Abraham Lincoln was. Get this from a library. Abraham Lincoln, the orator: penetrating the Lincoln legend.

[Lois J Einhorn; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State. Abraham Lincoln delivering his second inaugural address, on the east front of the Capitol. Photograph: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images As Abraham Lincoln prepared to take the oath.

Abraham Lincoln the Orator by Lois J. Einhorn,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). "Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer" by Fred Kaplan shows that President Lincoln revered language as "the force that makes and moves people and nations." President-elect Obama was recently spotted.

Braden does not claim that Lincoln was an orator in the grand, classical style of Daniel Webster, Edward Everett, and Charles Summer. But he shows that Lincoln was a gifted speaker in his own right, able to win support by demonstrating that he was.

President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in Novemberat the official dedication ceremony for the National Cemetery of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.

Lincoln's brief speech. Lincoln and Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment captures these historic times, profiling the individuals, events, and enactments that led to slavery’s abolition.

Fifteen leading Lincoln scholars contribute to this collection, covering slavery from its roots in Jamestown, through the adoption of the Constitution. "Lincoln: A Photobiography" by Russell Freedman is a book that both older children and adults should read if they want to learn more about the sixteenth president of the United States.

This Newbery Medal winner of is a fact-filled book that reads like a novel.4/5. First published inThe Columbian Orator helped shape the American mind for the next half century, going through some 23 editions and totalingcopies in sales.

The book was read by virtually every American schoolboy in the first half of the 19th century. As a slave youth, Frederick Douglass owned just one book, and read it frequently, referring to it as a "gem" and.

At the Capitol on that day of inauguration, when Lincoln delivered one the great pieces of American oratory, just words long, there were admirers, like .Contents. 1. Introduction. 2. Abraham Lincoln - The Orator as Prophet and Priest. 3. The Gettysburg Address - Rhetorical Analysis.

4. Works Cited. 1. Introduction. Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address has played a powerful role in shaping American public discourse over the centuries.

It has become one of the central documents in the evolution of American civil .Full text of "Abraham Lincoln as an orator" See other formats r^ > — I O T c c Abraham Lincoln as an Orator Excerpts from newspapers and other sources From the files of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection yi ^ P2-'S~ o3C^HC> An article in tlie New York Nation, for Feb.

7, 18S4, expresses tliiswell: The key- note to the oratory of Wendell Phillips lay in this: that it was.