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The American Lyceum and Public Culture: The Oratory of Idealism, Opportunity, and Abolition in the 19th Century
Richard Katula, Northeastern University

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The Eloquence of Edward Everett (Book)
Title: The Eloquence of Edward Everett
Author: Richard A. Katula
Abstract: Edward Everett (1794-1865) was America's first PhD, A US Congressman, Governor of Massachusetts, Ambassador to England, President of Harvard University, Secretary of State, United States Senator, and candidate for Vice-President. He was also America's great orator, deliver hundreds of orations throughout the nation. This book is about Everett's training and career as an orator. The book concludes that Everett is a transformational figure. Through his rhetoric of idealism, optimism, sentimentality, and conciliation, he provided the nation with its sense of identity and its core principles. The book reviews four of Everett's most important orations, including his Gettysburg Address and his most celebrated oration, The Character of Washington.
Year: 2010
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781433110290
Copy sent to NEH?: No