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Culture of Eloquence: Oratory and Reform in Antebellum America

by Warren, James Perrin
Publisher: Penn State Press
Issue: Spring 2000
ISBN: 027101900X

Profiles of Emerson, Elizabeth Peabody, Walt Whitman, and other culture figures reveal the influence of transcendentalism and naturalism on the antebellum oratory that the Lyceum Movement helped nurture.

review of Culture of Eloquence: Oratory and Reform in Antebellum America, by Warren, James Perrin, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2000).