Abraham Lincoln The Orator

Abraham Lincoln The Orator

by Lois J. Einhorn


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313261688
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/30/1992
Series: Great American Orators Series , #16
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile: 1310L (what's this?)

About the Author

LOIS J. EINHORN is Associate Professor of Rhetoric at the State University of New York at Binghamton. She has written at length on public address and rhetorical theory and criticism. She is also a co-author of Effective Employment Interviewing: Unlocking Human Potential (1982).

Table of Contents


Series Foreword

Halford Ryan, Foreword

A Rhetorical Analysis of Abraham Lincoln's Speaking


Lincoln Speaks about Speaking

Did Lincoln Practice What He Preached? Characteristics and Development of Lincoln's Speaking

No Laughing Matter: Lincoln's Use of Humor as a Rhetorical Device

Lincoln's First Inaugural: Peace and Sword

Evolving Rhetorical Stances on Emancipation

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Immediate Failure and Lasting Success

Conclusion: The Making of a Legend

Lincoln Speaks Out: Texts of Selected Speeches

"Lyceum Address"

"Temperance Address"

"House Divided Speech"

"Second Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions"

"Cooper Union Address"

"Farewell to Springfield"

"First Inaugural Address"

"Gettysburg Address"

"Second Inaugural Address"


Chronology of Major Speeches

History in Motion: Selected Bibliography on Lincoln


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