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Lincoln and Gorgias

by Charles Newton Smiley

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Published by [s.n.] in S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesClassical journal.
Statementby Charles N. Smiley
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 124-128 ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24532089M
OCLC/WorldCa690581393

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The books are thickly solid, handsomely bound, severely pre- evant classical oratory-Pericles and Gorgias-and gives us Edward Everett's Gettysburg Address and all the variants of coln Memorial Address in Wills's book. David Zarefsky's Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery and Robert W. Johannsen's Lincoln, the South, and Slavery gener-.   In , Mr. Wills, despite the dismaying evidence that the proposition is still dishonored, has written a brilliant book demonstrating that Lincoln's words still have power.

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The power of words has Lincoln and Gorgias book been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome Edition: Reissue. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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There were parts of the book I greatly enjoyed that dealt with the creation and set-up of cemeteries and the actual thought and word play Lincoln used in the Address/5(13). With the Pulitzer Prize winning book, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America Garry Wills performs a literary dissection of sorts of a prominent American document, examining both its structure & function in an exceedingly formal & intricate manner/5.

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Lincoln’s boyhood reading is justly famous, a familiar part of the legend that surrounds him, and it was undoubtedly critical in his intellectual development, but for a consideration of his rhetoric, it is arguably more revealing to focus on his writing.

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The book is divided into two parts. "Lincoln and Gorgias". The Classical Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. LINCOLN AND GORGIAS I27 Lincoln's reply to Douglas, July io, I, is a speech of seven- teen and a half pages; in it we find forty pronounced alliterations, forty-eight examples of anaphora, thirty instances of .Book Chat Lincoln At Gettysburg The Words That Remade America By Garry Wills.

This chat took place in the Civil War Home Chatroom on 12/05/05 and covered Appendix III. 12/5/ pm (et) ks: So did everyone finish the book? 12/5/ pm (et) Basecat: I did. 12/5/ pm (et) CWgal: I did.Lincoln’s Legacy. I am grateful indeed for Allen Guelzo's very kind words about my book Lincoln at Cooper Union ("Lincoln's Audition," Fall ).But he and I differ a bit on contemporary politics (I am, as he points out, a former press aide to Mario Cuomo), and so I am not surprised that he takes issue with my contention that Lincoln's pre-presidential address was not as "conservative.