Ralph Waldo Emerson: Preacher and Lecturer

Hardcover | July 1, 1995

byLloyd Rohler

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This critical analysis identifies the different rhetorical strategies and techniques that Emerson used first as a traditional New England preacher and then as he became a widely renowned public lecturer. Ten texts illustrating his different kinds of speeches on a wide array of subjects, such as prayer, manners, eloquence, the American scholar, "the genuine man," and the fugitive slave law, accompany the analysis. A speech chronology and bibliography pointing to important primary and secondary materials further enrich this Great American Orators reference tool for students, scholars, and professionals in rhetoric, history, and American studies.

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This critical analysis identifies the different rhetorical strategies and techniques that Emerson used first as a traditional New England preacher and then as he became a widely renowned public lecturer. Ten texts illustrating his different kinds of speeches on a wide array of subjects, such as prayer, manners, eloquence, the American ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.61 × 6.41 × 0.9 inPublished:July 1, 1995Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313263280

ISBN - 13:9780313263286

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