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The Lincoln anthology : great writers on his life and legacy from 1860 to now

Title
The Lincoln anthology : great writers on his life and legacy from 1860 to now / edited by Harold Holzer.
Publication
New York : Library of America, c2009.

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TextNo restrictions *R-RMRR PS221 .A4 v. 192sSchwarzman Building - Main Reading Room 315 - Reference

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Additional Authors
  • Holzer, Harold.
  • Library of America (Firm)
Description
xxxvii, 964 p. : ill., map, ports.; 21 cm.
Series Statement
The Library of America ; 192s
Uniform Title
Library of America ; 192s.
Subjects
Note
  • "A special publication of The Library of America."
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 935-944) and index.
Contents
Introduction -- Introduction of Abraham Lincoln at Cooper Union (1860) / William Cullen Bryant -- From Live of Abraham Lincoln (1860) / William Dean Howells -- From Lincoln on the eve of '61 (1860) / Henry Villard -- Artemus Ward on his visit to Abe Lincoln (1860) / Artemus Ward -- From The journals (1862) / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From Chiefly about war - matters by a peaceable man (1862) / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Three hundred thousand more (1862) / James Sloan Gibbons -- The prayer of twenty millions (1862) / Horace Greeley -- On events in North America (1862) / Karl Marx -- From The diaries (1862) / George Templeton Strong -- From The journals (1863) / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The president's policy (1864) / James Russell Lowell -- Abraham Lincoln (1864) / Harriet Beecher Stowe -- From Abraham Africannus I (1864) / Anonymous -- Has an interview with the president (1864) / Petroleum V. Nasby -- The federal phoenix (1864) / Anonymous -- From The diaries (1865) / George Templeton Strong -- Sermon preached in Boston (1865) / Edward Everett Hale -- Remarks at the services held in Concord (1865) / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The Death of Lincoln (1865) / William Cullen Bryant -- Sermon preached in Brooklyn (1865) / Henry Ward Beecher -- Oration in Union Square, New York City (1865) / George Bancroft -- Abraham Lincoln : assassinated Good Friday, 1865 (1865) / Edmund Clarence Stedman -- Abraham Lincoln foully assassinated, April 14, 1865 (1865) / Tom Taylor -- Abraham Lincoln's murder (1865) / Henrik Ibsen -- Address of the International working men's association to president Johnson (1865) / Karl Marx - Abraham Lincoln : an Horatian ode (1865) / Richard Henry Stoddard -- "Crown his blood-stained pillow" (1865) / Julia Ward Howe -- Personal recollections of Abraham Lincoln (1865) / Noah Brooks -- From Ode recited at the Harvard commemoration (1865) / James Russell Lowell -- Notebook entry (1865) / Victor Hugo -- The martyr (1866) / Herman Melville -- Abraham Lincoln, Ann Rutledge, and New Salem : a lecture (1866) / William H. Herndon -- Oration in memory of Abraham Lincoln (1876) / Frederick Douglass -- The emancipation group (1879) / John Greenleaf Whittier -- Abraham Lincoln (1880) / Richard Henry Stoddard -- From leaves of Grass (1881) / Walt Whitman -- From Specimen days and collect (1882) / Walt Whitman -- The hand of Lincoln (1883) / Edmund Clarence Stedman -- From Personal memoirs of U.S. Grant (1886) / Ulysses S. Grant -- From Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by distinguished me of his time (1886) / Frederick Douglass -- On the life-mask of Abraham Lincoln (1886), To the spirit of Abraham Lincoln (1888) / Richard Watson Gilder -- From November boughs (1888) / Walt Whitman -- From Herndon's Lincoln : the true story of a great life (1889) / William H. Herndon & Jesse W. Weik -- From Abraham Lincoln : a history (1890) / John G. Nicolay & John Hay -- From Inside the White House in war times (1890) / William O. Stoddard -- From Abraham Lincoln : an essay (1891) / Carl Schurz -- From Lecture on Abraham Lincoln (1893) / Bram Stoker -- From The life of Abraham Lincoln (1900) / Ida M. Tarbell -- From The crisis (1901) / Winston Churchill -- Lincoln, the man of the people (1901) / Edwin Markham -- A Lincoln memorial (1907) / Mark Twain -- Lincoln - the boy (1907) / James Whitcomb Riley -- Tolstoi holds Lincoln world's greatest hero (1909) / Leo Tolstoy -- Centenary address at Hodgenville, Kentucky (1909) / Theodore Roosevelt -- Address on Abraham Lincoln before the Republican club of New York City (1909) / Booker T. Washington -- Abraham Lincoln (1909) / Julia Ward Howe -- The master (1910) / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight (1915) / Vachel Lindsay -- From Spoon river anthology (1915) / Edgar Lee Masters -- Journey and oath (1915), "Paint his head against lavender shadows" (1915) / Carl Sandburg -- Address at Hodgenville, Kentucky (1916) / Woodrow Wilson -- A farmer remembers Lincoln (1917) / Witter Bynner -- Lincoln (1921) / John Gould Fletcher -- Draft of speech at the Lincoln Memorial (1922) / Robert Russa Moton -- From The crisis (1922) / W.E.B. Du Bois -- From The six greatest men in history (1922) / H.G. Wells -- From Prejudices : third series (1922) / H.L. Mencken -- From In the American grain (1925) / William Carlos Williams -- From Abraham Lincoln : the prairie years (1926) Carl Sandburg -- From John Brown's body (1928) / Stephen Vincent Benét -- From With malice toward none (1928) / Honoré Willsie Morrow -- From Lincoln the unknown (1932) / Dale Carnegie -- Lincoln monument : Washington (1932) / Langston Hughes -- Nancy Hanks (1933) / Rosemary Benét -- From The people, yes : 57 (1936) / Carl Sandburg -- American Ikon - Lincoln (c. 1939) / Marsden Hartley -- From Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1939) / Robert E. Sherwood -- Mr. Lincoln and his gloves (c. 1942) / Carl Sandburg -- Remarks at Gettysburg (1951) / Adlai E. Stevenson -- From Abraham Lincoln - the early years (1953) / James Agee -- From Love is eternal (1954) / Irving Stone -- From A history of the English-speaking peoples (1958) / Sir Winston Churchill -- From The last days of Lincoln (1959) / Mark Van Doren -- Lincoln the writer (1959) / Jacques Barzun -- Lincoln (1959) / Delmore Schwartz -- From The rivalry (1960) / Norman Corwin -- From If the south had won the Civil War (1961) / Mackinlay Kantor -- Abraham Lincoln and the art of the word (1961) / Marianne Moore -- From Patriotic gore (1962) / Edmund Wilson -- Lincoln and his almost chosen people (1964) / John Dos Passos -- The religion of Abraham Lincoln (1965) / Reinhold Niebuhr -- Was Abe Lincoln a white supremacist? (1968) / Lerone Bennett Jr. -- From The civil war : a narrative (1974) / Shelby Foote -- Abraham Lincoln (1976) / Robert Lowell -- The Lincoln relics (1978) / Stanley Kunitz -- Adapted from Neruda's "Que despierte el leñador" (1981) / Allen Ginsberg -- Lincoln and Confucian virtues (1983) / Donggill Kim -- From O Albany! An urban tapestry (1983) / William Kennedy -- From Unto this hour (1984) / Tom Wicker -- From Lincoln (1984) / Gore Vidal -- Abraham Lincoln and our "Unfinished Work" (1986) / Mario M. Cuomo -- From Freedom (1987) / William Safire -- From Lincoln at Gettysburg : the words that remade America (1992) / Garry Willis -- From Abe : a novel of the young Lincoln (2000) / Richard Slotkin -- From Mr. Lincoln's wars (2003) / Adam Braver -- From The march (2005) / E.L. Doctorow -- Epilogue : Barack Obama at Springfield.
Call Number
PS221
ISBN
  • 9781598530339 (trade ed. : alk. paper)
  • 159853033X (trade ed. : alk. paper)
  • 9781598530438 (slipcase ed.)
  • 1598530437 (slipcase ed.)
LCCN
2008934337
OCLC
233939743
Title
The Lincoln anthology : great writers on his life and legacy from 1860 to now / edited by Harold Holzer.
Imprint
New York : Library of America, c2009.
Series
The Library of America ; 192s
Library of America ; 192s.
Summary
Brings together 110 selections by a diverse array of 95 writers from William Cullen Bryant to E. L. Doctorow. Represents a composite portrait of our greatest president told by the journalists, biographers, satirists, essayists, novelists, clergymen, poets, play-wrights, historians, memoirists, and statesmen who have shaped our understanding of Lincoln and his complex and crucial legacy over the last 150 years.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 935-944) and index.
Added Author
Holzer, Harold.
Library of America (Firm)
Research Call Number
*R-RMRR PS221 .A4 v. 192s
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