Gettysburg Address – Wasson, Edmund A. That Gettysburg Address…, Ltd Ed.


An Unusual Criticism of the Gettysburg Address…

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That Gettysburg Address, by Edmund Wasson, was written in the 1930s. It is an an unusual criticism of the Address, being a set piece of textual analysis. Most interesting in its attempt to rewrite Lincoln according to the rules of good rhetoric, divided into The Manner and The Matter.


(Gettysburg Address) Wasson, Edmund A. THAT GETTYSBURG ADDRESS: MADE BY PRESIDENT LINCOLN ON THE BATTLEFIELD OF GETTYSBURG ON NOVEMBER 19, 1863. Printed in Italy: (1965). Limited Private Printing of 225 copies in ½ morocco and cloth; 109p.; illus.; top edge gilt; deckled edges.