Martin Luther King Jr. and the Sermonic Power of Public Discourse

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Sermonic Power of Public Discourse

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qThis stimulating book consists of nine essaysa€”preceded by an instructive introduction and followed by a useful bibliographya€”[and] the authors not only show the effectiveness of King's rhetoric, but they also place each of his works in historical context.q a€”Journal of American History qThe essays range from windy city to thunder road, from temple to garbage truck, from judicious inferences drawn from a remarkable array of primary sources to worshipful scrutiny of oratorical text. Several authors stress the relative merit and impact of Dr. King's oral works. Students of King's thought, idiom, deficiencies, and triumphs should examine the insightful and provocative findings in this carefully edited book.q a€”Georgia Historical QuarterlySixty-Five Days in Memphis: A Study of Culture, Symbols, and the Press. ... New York: Schocken Books, 1974. Lomax, Alan. ... Malcolm X and the American Negro Revolution: The Speeches of Malcolm X, edited by Archie Epps. London: Peter Owen, 1968. ... The Autobiography of Malcolm X, New York: Grove Press, 1966.


Title:Martin Luther King Jr. and the Sermonic Power of Public Discourse
Author: Carolyn Calloway-Thomas, John Louis Lucaites
Publisher:University of Alabama Press - 2005-07-10
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