Abraham lincoln, the greatest american president, was also in my view the best of all presidential speechwriters as a youngster in lincoln, nebraska, i stood before the statue of the president. Lincoln institute-- essays on lincoln and the founders, lincoln’s white house and lincoln’s new york lincoln net -- historical materials from abraham lincoln's illinois years (1830–1861), including lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other video and audio clips. Abraham lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the united states, shepherding the nation through the dark days of the american civil war though mostly self-educated, he had a gift for the english language, making memorable speeches and writing interest letters.
2 abraham lincoln: a legacy of freedom 8 he year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of abraham lincoln, the us president often considered the greatest of this country’s leaders. Abraham lincoln and literature featured book david james harkness and r gerald mcmurtry, lincoln’s favorite poets (knoxville: university of tennessee press, 1959) shakespeare can be a politician’s best friend. Book reviews abraham lincoln: speeches and writings 1832-1858 selected and an-notated by don e fehrenbacher (new york: the library of america.
Abraham lincoln: speeches and writings, 1859-1965: speeches, letters and miscellaneous writings, presidential messages and proclamations lincoln, abraham don e fehrenbacher wrote the notes and selected the contents for this volume. The library of america edition of the speeches and writings of lincoln's work (vol 2 of 2) is a splendid little contribution to the encouragement of reading the works of the 16th president. About the speeches & writings of abraham lincoln the definitive library of america edition of lincoln’s essential writings, now in a deluxe two-volume boxed set abraham lincoln, america’s heroic civil war president, was also the greatest writer ever to occupy the white house.
Lincoln's writings the multi-media edition rated best of the web by neh edsitement, this site features 150 of abraham lincoln's most teachable documents organized around five major themes. Includes: chronology of lincoln's life and writings (p 25-26) abraham lincoln : selections from his speeches and writings item preview remove-circle share or embed this item by lincoln, abraham, 1809-1865 hamilton, joseph grégoire de roulhac, 1878-1961, ed. Speeches and writings 1859–1865 has 619 ratings and 12 reviews abraham lincoln, america’s heroic civil war president, was also the greatest writer ever.
Abraham lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the united states, guiding the nation through the civil war before becoming one of its final vicitims, assasinated at ford's theater in washington on april 15, 1865, less than a week after the surrender of the confederate army at appomattox. Abraham lincoln: speeches and writings 1859–1865 edited by don e fehrenbacher “the library of america in its reissue of american literary classicshas been the most satisfying (and, i suspect, the most lasting) publishing event of my lifetime. Abraham lincoln's ability to write and deliver great speeches made him a rising star in national politics and propelled him to the white house and during his years in office, classic speeches, especially the gettysburg address and lincoln's second inaugural address, helped to establish him as one.
Abraham lincoln is a giant in american history, but it wasn't until i read his speeches and writings that his wisdom and wit became apparent this is a man born in the depths of poverty, and who climbed to the very top. Describing the arguments in lincoln's seminal antislavery speech delivered at peoria in 1854, gienapp writes, these points were not original with him but lincoln presented them in an unusually effective manner (50-51) the same could be said of gienapp's account of lincoln's rise. The works of abraham lincoln preceding the famous lincoln-douglas debates illuminate the political career of one of our most courageous presidents and reveal his extraordinary gifts as a writer covering the years 1832 to 1858, this library of america volume contains 240 speeches, letters, drafts.