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Abraham Lincoln"s knowledge of Shakespeare

by Robert N. Reeves

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • Literary art

  • Edition Notes

    Detached from The Overland Monthly, April, 1904.

    Statementby Robert N. Reeves
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages [336]-[342] ;
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25923043M
    OCLC/WorldCa950006582

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Abraham Lincoln"s knowledge of Shakespeare by Robert N. Reeves Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Lincoln and Shakespeare, Michael Anderegg for the first time examines in detail Lincolns fascination with and knowledge of Shakespeares plays. Separated by centuries and extraordinary circumstances, the two men clearly shared a belief in the power of language and both at times held a.

In Lincoln and Shakespeare, Michael Anderegg for the first time examines in detail Lincoln's fascination with and knowledge of Shakespeare's plays. Separated by centuries and extraordinary circumstances, the two men clearly shared a belief in the power of language and both at times held a fatalistic view of human by: 1.

Growing up on the frontier, Abraham Lincoln had few books to read in his early days—but among them were the works of Shakespeare, which Lincoln cherished throughout Abraham Lincolns knowledge of Shakespeare book life.

The actor Joseph Jefferson later told the story of how Lincoln, as a young lawyer, successfully defended his father’s Illinois theater when a religious revival.

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre on April 14 th, by John Wilkes Booth, who saw Lincoln as a tyrant. Shakespeare was in the collective mind of the Nation. Abbreviated works appeared in school books and his poetry and plays were commonly taught, so the average American would have been familiar with his words.

Primary. Shakespeare and Burns would remain Lincoln’s perennial favorites. Aide John Hay recalled that Abe “read Shakespeare more than all other writers together,” and it was said that Lincoln could quote Burns’ verse by the hour.

Below you’ll find a list of books that Abraham Lincoln read and enjoyed and learned from. The novels are Author: Aom Team. Yet the only hard evidence of any depth about Lincoln and Shakespeare comes from a letter he wrote in the middle of the Civil War, about six weeks after Gettysburg.

Lincoln had received the gift of a book, Notes and Comments upon Certain Plays and Actors of Shakespeare, with Criticism and Correspondence, from its author, James H.

Hackett. Regarding Lincoln and Paradise Lost, a biography of Lincoln published in by a medical doctor and Methodist preacher, Robert H.

Browne, claimed that Lincoln while a boy in Indiana obtained and read Milton's Paradise Lost (Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, 2 vols. [Cincinnati: Jennings & Pye, ], ). But Browne provides no. His book, Shakespeare in a Divided America, is an unpretentious, fact-filled, lightly-written, meticulously-researched history of seven politically-defining moments that occurred in.

Abraham Lincoln was a reader throughout his life: Aesop’s Fables, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Euclid, Plutarch, Henry Clay, Edgar Allen Poe, Robert Burns, William Shakespeare.

But one of the books he studied the most was the Holy Bible. Abraham Lincoln's book of Shakespeare's works The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, now in the collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library, is inscribed “A Lincoln” in pencil near the top right edge of the title page. The Book of Abraham.

Translated from the Papyrus, by Joseph Smith. A Translation of some ancient Records that have fallen into our hands from the catacombs of Egypt. The writings of Abraham while he was in Egypt, called the Book of Abraham, written by his own hand, upon papyrus.

Chapter 1. Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands. Learn more about Abraham Lincoln here.

The Lincoln Hypothesis: A Modern-day Abolitionist Investigates the Possible Connection Between Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, and Abraham Lincoln by.

Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book.

White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House.

He is a Fellow at the Huntington Library and a Visiting Professor of. Quoted in James C. Hayes, The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln (New York: Grammercy Books, ), Quoted in Paul M.

Angle and Earl Schenck Miers, The Living Lincoln (New York: Barnes and Noble, ), – InLincoln and Shakespeare, Michael Anderegg for the first time examines in detail Lincoln's fascination with and knowledge of Shakespeare's plays. Separated by centuries and extraordinary circumstances, the two men clearly shared a belief in the power of language and both at times held a.

Abraham Lincoln constantly read from newspapers (at New Salem and later Springfield), Shakespeare, the books of Euclid, and many we don't even know of. When becoming President, Abraham Lincoln would check out a pile of books from the Library of Congress and would learn the art of warfare and commanding of troops in battles.

Lists of the “essential” Lincoln books have been published, and one renowned Lincoln scholar has even suggested that a book be written on the worst, so readers will know which to avoid. In and into the first months ofmany notable books on our 16th president have appeared, but some exceptional ones stand above the rest.

This book is part of a six-volume set of Shakespeare’s works that Lincoln owned. In April Lincoln met with Generals Grant and Sherman to discuss strategy for concluding the war.

By then Macbeth had come to occupy a central place in Lincoln’s mind. Young Lincoln seldom was without a book and spent hours studying Shakespeare, Byron, and even Euclid's geometry.

Despite having little formal education, he triumphed with determination. Lincoln ultimately developed a talent for expression rarely equaled by r virtue instilled in Lincoln by his parents was the belief that in America. Edward Baker Lincoln (–), Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s second son, was never a healthy child.

He had been ill throughout much of his father’s term in Congress, and though he periodically showed signs of improvement, he was probably suffering from a chronic illness.

The three year old’s last days began the day before his mother’s thirty-first birthday. Because of his broad-ranging knowledge of the 19th century, Foner is able to provide the most thorough and judicious account of Lincoln’s attitudes toward slavery that we have to date.Free kindle book and epub 62, free ebooks; 14 by James Russell Lowell; Abraham Lincoln by James Russell Lowell.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Lowell, James Russell, Title: Abraham Lincoln Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Civil War period () Subject: Lincoln, Abraham,