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

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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.

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(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.