Henry Grady Or Tom Watson?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865544390
  • Publisher: Mercer University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1994
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
A Survey of Southern Oratory 3
This Study of Henry Grady and Tom Watson 10
Ch. 1 The Southern Mind and Metaphor 17
The Southern Mind and Agriculture 18
Southern Religious Rhetoric and Economic Recovery 20
Southern Religion, Rhetoric, and Metaphor 24
The Early Life of Henry W. Grady 32
The Early Life of Thomas E. Watson 34
Ch. 2 Henry Grady's Vision 39
Grady Matures as Editor and Speaker 39
The New South Speech 44
Grady's Dallas Speech 47
The Farmer's Place: Grady's Speeches for Agrarian Reform 52
Grady's Final Speeches 57
Grady's Metaphors: The Vision Unified 60
Ch. 3 Tom Watson's Vision 63
Matures as Attorney and Speaker 64
The Mature Epideictic: Watson's Speeches, 1883-1886 70
An Aggressive Epideictic: Watson's Speeches, 1888-1889 76
Watson's Metaphors: The Vision Unified 87
Ch. 4 Through the Matrix of Metaphors 89
Setting the Stage: Metaphors and Remembrance of Things Past 90
A New Truth Revealed: Metaphors and the Future 92
Metaphors and Southern Identity 96
Appendix A : Key Speeches of Henry Grady 99
Grady's New South Speech 99
Grady's The Farmer and the Cities Speech at Elberton, Georgia 108
Appendix B: Key Speeches of Tom Watson 125
Watson's Commencement Address at Mercer University 125
Watson's Commencement Address at Milledgeville, Georgia 141
Selected Bibliography 155
Index 163
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