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The Resource Lincoln at Gettysburg : the words that remade America, Garry Wills

Lincoln at Gettysburg : the words that remade America, Garry Wills

Label
Lincoln at Gettysburg : the words that remade America
Title
Lincoln at Gettysburg
Title remainder
the words that remade America
Statement of responsibility
Garry Wills
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examination of the Gettysburg Address and Lincoln in their historical moment and cultural frame breathing new life into the words and revealing much about the President
Summary
An account of Lincoln's revolutionary speech describes how, in the space of 272 words, the President brought to bear the rhetoric of the Greek Revival, the categories of transcendentalism, and the imagery of the Rural Cemetary Movement
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1993.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1993.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1993.
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154819
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/092
Index
index present
LC call number
E475.55
LC item number
.W54 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the words that remade America
Label
Lincoln at Gettysburg : the words that remade America, Garry Wills
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0604/92003546.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-304)-and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Oratory of the Greek revival -- 2. Gettysburg and the culture of death -- 3. The transcendental declaration -- 4. Revolution in thought -- 5. Revolution in style -- App. I. What Lincoln said: the text -- App. II. Where he said it: the site -- App. III. Four funeral orations. A. By Everett. B. By Pericles. C. By Gorgias. D. The Gettysburg address. 1. Spoken text . 2. Final text
Control code
82194
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9780671769567
Lccn
92003546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm25281810
  • (OCoLC)25281810
Label
Lincoln at Gettysburg : the words that remade America, Garry Wills
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0604/92003546.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-304)-and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Oratory of the Greek revival -- 2. Gettysburg and the culture of death -- 3. The transcendental declaration -- 4. Revolution in thought -- 5. Revolution in style -- App. I. What Lincoln said: the text -- App. II. Where he said it: the site -- App. III. Four funeral orations. A. By Everett. B. By Pericles. C. By Gorgias. D. The Gettysburg address. 1. Spoken text . 2. Final text
Control code
82194
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9780671769567
Lccn
92003546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm25281810
  • (OCoLC)25281810

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