TITLE

LEARNING LEADERSHIP: LINCOLN AT THE LYCEUM, 1838

AUTHOR(S)
RAY, ANGELA G.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Rhetoric & Public Affairs;Fall2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p349
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
Re-creating a history of the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois, in the late 1830s, this essay situates Lincoln's 1838 Lyceum Address within the immediate context of its delivery. Th en, by comparing the published text of Lincoln's lecture with lectures delivered by two other Springfield lawyers at the same venue in 1838 and 1839, the essay argues for a revised understanding of Lincoln's Lyceum Address as it relates to his political development, his psychological state, and his compositional practices.
ACCESSION #
55358992

 

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