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Memorializing Lincoln: Whitman's "Revision" of James Speed's Oration Upon the Inauguration of the Bust of Abraham Lincoln

Author: M. Lynda Ely

  • Memorializing Lincoln: Whitman's "Revision" of James Speed's Oration Upon the Inauguration of the Bust of Abraham Lincoln

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    Memorializing Lincoln: Whitman's "Revision" of James Speed's Oration Upon the Inauguration of the Bust of Abraham Lincoln

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Abstract

Compares the texts of James Speed's Oration Upon the Inauguration of the Bust of Abraham Lincoln with writings of Whitman on Lincoln and assesses the poet's editorial influence on Speed's oration, concluding that it "bears the indelible imprint of the poet."

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Ely, M. L., (1997) “Memorializing Lincoln: Whitman's "Revision" of James Speed's Oration Upon the Inauguration of the Bust of Abraham Lincoln”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 14(4), p.176-180. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1509

Rights: Copyright © 1997 M. Lynda Ely

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01 Apr 1997
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