Lincoln at Gettysburg The Words That Remade America

ISBN-10: 0671867423
ISBN-13: 9780671867423
Edition: 1992
Authors: Garry Wills
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 6/12/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Garry Wills, 1934 - Garry Wills was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1934. Wills received a B.A. from St. Louis University in 1957, an M.A. from Xavier University of Cincinnati in 1958, an M.A. (1959) and a Ph.D. (1961) in classics from Yale. Wills was a junior fellow of the Center for Hellenic Studies from 1961-62, an associate professor of classics and adjunct professor of humanities at Johns Hopkins University from 1962-80. Wills was the first Washington Irving Professor of Modern American History and Literature at Union College, and was also a Regents Professor at the University of California in Santa Barbara, Silliman Seminarist at Yale, Christian Gauss Lecturer at Princeton, W.W. Cook Lecturer at the University of Michigan Law School, Hubert Humphrey Seminarist at Macalester College, Welch Professor of American Studies at Notre Dame University and Henry R. Luce Professor of American Culture and Public Policy at Northwestern University (1980-88). Wills is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and his articles appear frequently in The New York Review of Books. Wills is the author of "Lincoln at Gettysburg," which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1993 and the NEH Presidential Medal, "John Wayne's America," "A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government" and "The Kennedy Imprisonment." Other awards received by Wills include the National Book Critics Award, the Merle Curti Award of the organization of American Historians, the Wilbur Cross Medal from Yale Graduate School, the Harold Washington Book Award and the Peabody Award for excellence in broadcasting, which was for writing and narrating the 1988 "Frontline" documentary "The Candidates."

Key to Brief Citations
Prologue
Oratory of the Greek Revival
Gettysburg and the Culture of Death
The Transcendental Declaration
Revolution in Thought
Revolution in Style
Epilogue
Appendices
What Lincoln Said: The Text
Where He Said It: The Site
Four Funeral Orations
By Everett
By Pericles
By Gorgias
The Gettysburg Address
Spoken Text(?)
Final Text
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index to the Gettysburg Address
Index to Other Major
Name Index
Photo Credits

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