Lincoln, religion, and romantic cultural politics / Stewart Winger

Author(s): Winger, Stewart Lance
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Subjects: Political culture--United States--History--19th century
Romanticism--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century
Religion and politics--United States--History--19th century
National characteristics, American
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Views on religion
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Oratory
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, c2003
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: viii, 271 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 3
Pt. 1. Lincoln and Young America
1. Debating the Meaning of America 15
2. Of Priests and Prophets 49
Pt. 2. The Romantic Whig Response
3. Romantic Protestantism and Whig Rhetoric 81
4. Law and Economics in a Romantic and Religious Age 105
5. The Tragedy of the Whig Response 134
Pt. 3. Lincoln's Personal Piety and Public Performance
6. From Predestinarian Baptist to Romantic Intellectual 159
7. Poetry and Religious Orthodoxy in the Second Inaugural 183
Notes 209
Bibliography 245
Index 259
Notes: LCCN: 2002022779
ISBN: 0875803008 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-257) and index
OCLC Number: 49249301
ISBN/ISSN: 0875803008