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Lincoln"s Prose

Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln"s Prose

Major Works of a Great American Writer (Primary Source History)

by Abraham Lincoln

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Published by In Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - Literature Classics,
  • Essays,
  • History,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • History: American,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • American - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeorge Vafiadis (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8794117M
    ISBN 101584722851
    ISBN 109781584722854
    OCLC/WorldCa57677456

      The Best Books on President Lincoln. Available in several paperback editions and e-book. makes a reasoned argument that the Author: Allen Barra.   Lincoln was assassinated, don’t forget, on Good Friday, and that is where “Lincoln Shot” begins. It is a book with a format almost as clever as Author: Andrew Holleran.

    Format: Prose Summary: this book gave me a chance to see some more about Abraham lincolns life as a child and as a adult. It also gave me many pictures of times and events. This book had a good time sequence of his life as he was growing up. Reflection: This book in my opinion was really cool to find out about lincolns life. ABC News' Dan Abrams recalls Abraham Lincoln's last legal case, a murder defense of twenty-two-year-old Peach Quinn Harrison in

      NPR's Ron Elving reviews a massive new tome on the life of Edwin Stanton, certainly one of the most contentious and controversial figures in . Get this from a library! Lincoln's prose: major works of a great American writer. [Abraham Lincoln; George Vail; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Unabridged readings of some of Lincoln's best speeches and essays.


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Lincoln"s Prose by Abraham Lincoln Download PDF EPUB FB2

Presented in chronological order, these selections of Lincoln's prose include personal letters, speeches (including both inaugural), and letter to the editor. I was fascinated by the historical use of language, Lincoln's position on issues, the historical context imbedded in the writing, and the way his position changed to the demands of the /5.

The prose is absolutely superb. The end-notes are insightful and even entertaining; they alone could constitute a wonderful read. If you read only one Lincoln/Civil War book this or next year, you will be delighted if you make this intelligent and shining book the one/5(63).

The book represents an antique style of studying grammar--parsing is an exercise in naming everything grammatical about each word (no diagrams). The book's subtitle is, I suppose, historically correct, since we know he studied it, but this is mostly publishers' hype.

Lincoln's mature prose was quite different from the sort taught as the norm /5(2). Check out this great listen on We think of Lincoln as a great president, but he was also an eloquent and expressive writer and speaker. The superb performance by George Vail conveys Lincoln's depth of thought and feeling through these extraordinary pieces of literature.

The Program i. Shakespeare and Burns would remain Lincoln’s perennial favorites. Aide John Hay recalled that Abe “read Shakespeare more than all other writers together,” and it was said that Lincoln could quote Burns’ verse by the hour.

Scholars David Harkness and R. Gerald McMurty posit the reason behind this fondness for the Scottish poet: “Born.

‎We think of Lincoln as a great president, but he was also an eloquent and expressive writer and speaker. The superb performance by George Vail conveys Lincoln's depth of thought and feeling through these extraordinary pieces of literature.

The Program includes the following speeches and essays: 5/5(2). I don't like to hand out 5 stars, but this book required it. Lincoln, the president, has always been about surface knowledge. I thought I knew a lot. I stand corrected.

The book appears thicker than it is to read, because of plus pages of end notes and an extensive bibliography/5. Keeping Lincoln's Secrets William H. Herndon, Abraham Lincoln's law partner and biographer, made a record of "secret and privatethings" about Lincoln in two memorandum books that long ago disappeared.

(AbeBooks alone has more t copies of books with ‘Abraham Lincoln’ in the title). No-one knows exactly how many books have been written about Honest Abe but in Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington DC constructed a foot pillar of unique titles about Lincoln and it contained more t books.

Stahr’s illuminating account of Edwin Stanton () is the first new biography of Lincoln’s secretary of war in fifty years. The award-winning author of Seward and John Jay, Stahr focuses on Stanton’s crucial role in the struggle to hold the nation sible for organizing the overall war effort, Stanton mobilized and directed the.

In addition to his poetic prose, exemplified by the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln was the author of several capable poems. The Library of Congress' Presidents as Poets Web site includes the text of these poems and historical information about their composition. Poems Sent to Lincoln.

Lincoln's First Inaugural Address is respected in the world of literature. It includes 35 paragraphs and 3, words. In his first paragraph, he told his Fellow-Citizens of the US that he would be brief; the speech was the equivalent of about 10 pages in a modern paperback s: Throughout his life, Abraham Lincoln was an avid reader of poetry.

As a teenager, however, Lincoln also began to cultivate an interest in writing poetry. Lincoln's oldest surviving verses, written when he was between fifteen and seventeen years old, are brief squibs that appear in his arithmetic book.

Abraham Lincoln. The book colorfully details how Honest Abe was also something of a Great Manipulator, skillfully managing the press of 19th-century America in his efforts to end slavery and save the Union Holzer reminds us that, from its earliest days, the American press was more of a partisan rabble than a bastion of objective reportingAuthor: Harold Holzer.

17 thoughts on “ 3 Ways to Research Book Values Online ” Susian Hadley on Febru at pm said: I have some old (’s to ) childrens were my was born in the books. goody two shoes, alices adventures in wonderland, object lesson, nursery rhymes, my animal book, golden hours   Lincoln's presence liberates one of them, who literally will haunt the president a year before he signs the Emancipation Proclamation.

This is a novel about death that ends beautifully, with hope. Candice Hooper profiles the wives of Lincoln's generals, Ellen Sherman, Julia Grant, Jessie Fremont, and Nelly McClellan, and how their relationships' with. Most books about Abraham Lincoln end on Apthe day he was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre.

But that historic event takes place near the beginning of The Last Lincolns, a singular title in the vast output of Lincolnia and one of the most unusual books ever written on the sixteenth president and his far beyond that fateful day into /5(52).

A thrilling dive into the little-known, darker side of a revered president’s history, Lincoln’s Lie untangles the threads behind a mysterious newspaper article to reveal how Lincoln manipulated the media during the Civil War, shining new light onto today’s issues of fake news and presidential conflict with the press.

Induring the bloodiest days of the Civil War, two. Lincoln comes alive through his speeches, essays, and other writings, including The Gettysburg Address and The Second Inaugural m Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Kentucky, second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks.

Neither parent could read or write. His mother died in. All our in-store events are free and open to the public. If you can't come to an event and still want an autographed copy of the book, you may purchase titles in advance either in the store, over the phone or through our website.

If you purchase a book and ticket package for one of our co-sponsored events held outside of the store but are unable to attend, we will hold .The Lincoln Funeral Train is sometimes said to haunt Chicago (it pulled in around where Michigan and Roosevelt intersect today on May Day, ), so it’s relevant to this blog as well as the book.

Many books that mention the “phantom train” have quoted from an Albany newspaper that described the ghost train."Lincoln at Cooper Union is the most interesting and important book on the sixteenth president published in years.

Its richly detailed account of Lincoln's visit to New York in is as absorbing as any novel, and its close analysis of Lincoln's Cooper Union address adds significantly to our understanding of his political Edition: Reissue.