Chapter 4: American Transcendentalism

Abraham Lincoln

Paul P. Reuben
October 17, 2016

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Primary Works

An autobiography of Abraham Lincoln, consisting of the personal portions of his letters, speeches and conversations. compiled and annotated by nathaniel Wright Stephenson. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill company 1926. E457 .L735

The life and writings of Abraham Lincoln. edited, and with a biographcial essay by Philip Van Doren Stern; with an introduction, "Lincoln in his writings," by Allan Nevins. NY: Modern library, 1940. E457.92

Abraham Lincoln: his speeches and writings. edited with critical and analytical notes by Roy P. Basler...Preface by Carl Sandburg. NY: World Publishing Co. 1946. E457.92

The Lincoln papers; the story of the collection, with selections to July 4, 1861. introd. by Carl Sandburg. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1948. E 457.92 1948. Library Has: v.2.

Collected works. Roy P. Basler, editor; Marion Dolores Pratt and Lloyd A. Dunlap, assistant editors. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1953-55. E457.91 1953. Library Has: v.1-v.8 Index

Created equal? The complete Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858. Edited and with an introd. by Paul M. Angle. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1958. E457.4 .L77

The Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858. edited by Robert W. Johannsen. NY: Oxford UP, 1965. E457.4 .L7726

Abe Lincoln laughing: humorous anecdotes from original sources by and about Abraham Lincoln. edited with an introduction by P.M. Zall ; foreword by Ray Allen Billington. Berkeley: U of California P, 1982. E457.15 .A13

The wit & wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: a treasury of more than 650 quotations and anecdotes. James C. Humes ; with a foreword by Lamar Alexander. NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1996. E457.99 .H88

| Top | Selected Bibliography (restricted to American Literature and American Studies)

Anderson, David. Abraham Lincoln. NY: Twayne, 1970.

Angle, Paul M., and Richard G. Case. A Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in Letters by His Oldest Son. Chicago: Chicago Hist. Soc., 1968.

Bray, Robert. Reading with Lincoln. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2010.

Burlingame, Michael. ed. The Real Lincoln: A Portrait. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 2002.

Epstein, Daniel M. Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington. NY: Random House, 2005.

Ferlazzo, Paul J. Poetry and the American Presidency. NY: Peter Lang, 2012.

Gates, Henry L. Jr. ed. Lincoln on Race and Slavery. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2009.

Holzer, Harold. ed. The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now. NY: Library of America, 2009.

Kaplan, Fred. Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer. NY: HarperCollins, 2008.

Mieder, Wolfgang. The Proverbial Abraham Lincoln: An Index to Proverbs in the Works of Abraham Lincoln. NY: Peter Lang, 2000.

Peatman, Jared. The Long Shadow of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2013.

Rhodehamel, John H., and Thomas F. Schwartz. The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America. San Marino, CA: Huntington Lib., 1993.

Spielvogel, J. Christian. Interpreting Sacred Ground: The Rhetoric of National Civil War Parks and Battlefields. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2013.

Stauffer, John. Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. NY: Twelve, 2008.

Szasz, Ferenc M. Abraham Lincoln and Robert Burns: Connected Lives and Legends. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2008.

Wieck, Carl F. Lincoln's Quest for Equality: The Road to Gettysburg. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois UP, 2002.

Williams, Frank J. and others. Judging Lincoln. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2002.

Zall, P. M. ed. Abe Lincoln Laughing: Humorous Anecdotes from Original Sources by and about Abraham Lincoln. Berkeley: U of California P, 1982.

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Reuben, Paul P. "Chapter 4: Abraham Lincoln." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. WWW URL: (provide page date or date of your login).

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