Building the Myth: Selected Speeches Memorializing Abraham Lincoln

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Waldo W. Braden, Waldo Warder Braden
University of Illinois Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 259 pages
 

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Contents

THE EULOGIST AND THE LINCOLN MYTH
1
FUNERAL AND CORTEGE
25
His Sake
35
The Character Life and Death
47
How Shall the Nation Show Its Sorrow?
62
Under the Permissive Hand of God
72
EMANCIPATION CELEBRATED
87
THE REPUBLICAN CELEBRATIONS
115
THE COMMEMORATION OF LINCOLNS BIRTH
137
THE BIRTHPLACE CELEBRATION
159
THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL
183
LINCOLN AS AN INTERNATIONAL SYMBOL
193
RESHAPING THE LINCOLN IMAGE
209
Biographical Notes
245
Selected Bibliography
253
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