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Abraham Lincoln, the writer

a treasury of his greatest speeches and letters

by Abraham Lincoln

  • 24 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Boyds Mills Press in Honesdale, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Oratory -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Correspondence -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Oratory.,
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Correspondence.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861 -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Illinois -- Politics and government -- To 1865 -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementcompiled and edited by Harold Holzer.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Correspondence, Correspondence., Biography, Sources
      ContributionsHolzer, Harold.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457.92 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. :
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL54962M
      ISBN 101563977729
      LC Control Number99066551

      Kushner said Lincoln's abolitionist ideals made him appealing to a Jewish writer, and although he felt Lincoln was Christian, he noted the president rarely quoted the New Testament and that his "thinking and his ethical deliberation seem very talmudic". By late , Kushner joked he was on his ",th book about Abraham Lincoln".Music by: John Williams. Regarding Lincoln and Paradise Lost, a biography of Lincoln published in by a medical doctor and Methodist preacher, Robert H. Browne, claimed that Lincoln while a boy in Indiana obtained and read Milton's Paradise Lost (Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, 2 vols. [Cincinnati: Jennings & Pye, ], ). But Browne provides no Cited by: 2.

      This bibliography of Abraham Lincoln is a comprehensive list of written and published works about or by Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United terms of primary sources containing Lincoln's letters and writings, scholars rely on The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy Basler, and others. It only includes writings by Lincoln, and omits incoming correspondence.   The granddaddy of all the recent books [on Lincoln] is Michael Burlingame's Abraham Lincoln: A Life monumental in size, depth and scholarship, this is the new standard biography of our time and surpasses all other life portraits of our 16th president, and is the most important book of the bicentennial. — James L. Swanson. Washington Times/5(86).

      Abraham Lincoln, the greatest of all American presidents, left us a vast legacy of writings, some of which are among the most famous in our history. Lincoln was a marvelous writer—from the humblest letter to his great speeches, including his inaugural addresses, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Gettysburg Address. (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.


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In and into the first months ofmany notable books on our 16th president have appeared, but some exceptional ones stand above the rest. For Abraham Lincoln, whether he was composing love letters, speeches, or legal arguments, words mattered.

In Lincoln, acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan explores the life of America's sixteenth president through his use of language as a vehicle both to express complex ideas and feelings and as an instrument of persuasion and the other great canonical/5. Ranging from finely honed legal argument to wry and some sometimes savage humor to private correspondence and political rhetoric of unsurpassed grandeur, the writings collected in this volume are at once a literary testament of the greatest writer ever to occupy the White House and a documentary history of America in Abraham Lincoln's time.

Holzer discussed with 5th graders the book he compiled and edited for young people [Abraham Lincoln, The Writer: A Treasury of His Greatest Speeches and Letters], published by Boyd Mills Press. Her latest book is “Founding Grammars: How Early America's War Over Words Shaped Today's Language” (May ).

Abraham Lincoln’s formal education was remarkably sparse for. A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.

Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war/5(). Abraham Lincoln: A Life Michael Burlingame, author Abraham Lincoln: A Life December ; 2 volumes, pages, hardcover.

Pull up a chair as we discuss America's most remarkable president and the making of a comprehensive biography. This is a rare opportunity to learn from one of the world's foremost Lincoln scholars. Abraham Lincoln was born on Februthe second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky.

He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, passing through New Jersey, Born: FebruSinking Spring Farm.

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter is a biographical action horror mash-up novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, released on March 2,through New York–based publishing company Grand Central Publishing. 3 Film adaptation. The journal -style book is written as a partial "secret" diary of Abraham Lincoln, kept by the 16th President of the United Author: Seth Grahame-Smith.

Abraham Lincoln was not only one of America's greatest presidents, but one of America's most gifted writers. In the years before radio and television could bring our leaders into our living rooms, Lincoln communicated to citizens through powerful letters and brilliant speeches/5.

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After that he attended school only two or three short terms. If all his school-days were put together they would not make a twelve-month. Lincoln was a superb writer.

Like Jefferson and Teddy Roosevelt, but few if any other presidents, he could have been a successful writer wholly apart from his political : Theodore C.

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Less than two weeks after delivering his second inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln wrote that he expected the speech to “wear as well as — perhaps better than — any thing I .Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln The source of this small sample is The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy P.

Basler and uctions to individual documents are by Abraham Lincoln Online. Documents housed on other Web sites are noted as such.About The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, the greatest of all American presidents, left us a vast legacy of writings, some of which are among the most famous in our history.

Lincoln was a marvelous writer—from the humblest letter to his great speeches, including his inaugural addresses, the Emancipation Proclamation, and.