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The Long Pursuit

Abraham Lincoln"s Thirty-Year Struggle with Stephen Douglas for the Heart and Soul of America

by Roy Morris Jr.

  • 121 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Collins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Political,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - General,
  • Biography,
  • Illinois,
  • Legislators,
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9950883M
    ISBN 100060852097
    ISBN 109780060852092

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From BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week: A meditation on the art of biography from a master of the genre. Ranging widely over art, science and poetry, Richard Holmes confesses to a lifetime's obsession with his Romantic subjects - a pursuit and pilgrimage that takes him across three centuries, through much of Europe and into the lively company of many earlier biographers/5.

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About This Long Pursuit. From the award-winning author of The Age of Wonder and Falling Upwards, here is a luminous meditation on the art of biography that fuses the author’s own experiences with a history of the genre and explores the fascinating and surprising relationship between fact and fiction.

In a book that ranges widely over art, science, and poetry, Richard. The book version of Heinlein’s novel was published in My copy is a trade paperback, which was a new format gaining favor at the time, gorgeously illustrated by noted artist Richard M. Powers. The Long Pursuit tells the dramatic story of how these two radically different individuals rose to the top rung of American politics, and how their personal rivalry shaped and altered the future of the nation during its most convulsive era.

Indeed, had it not been for Douglas, who served as Lincoln's personal goad, pace horse, and measuring. The long pursuit by JON CLEARY and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Best known for his fine biographies of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Holmes is also the author of any number of other works, including The Age of Wonder on the Romantics’ discovery of the sublimity of science, and now, with the publication This Long Pursuit, three collections of shorter “Travelling,” the first chapter in the present book, Author: Katherine A.

Powers. This Long Pursuit. Reflections of a Romantic Biographer. By: At the center of the book is a poignant love triangle: the Russian writer Ivan Turgenev; the Spanish prima donna Pauline Viardot, with whom Turgenev had a long and intimate relationship; and her husband Louis Viardot, an art critic, theater manager, and republican activist.

With “This Long Pursuit” he completes the trilogy. Holmes sees his new volume as a “declaration of faith,” though it is as much a book.

Morris, however, does something interesting in his book, The Long Pursuit. He gives us a look at Lincoln through the long-standing relationship/rivalry between Lincoln and the other important Illinois politician of the time, Stephen Douglas. In fact, if the truth be told, Douglas was the more important of the two figures right up to the point /5(5).

The Long Pursuit Abraham Lincoln's Thirty-year Struggle With Stephen Douglas for the Heart and Soul of America (Book): Morris, Roy: In this compelling narrative, renowned historian Roy Morris, Jr., expertly offers a new angle on two of America's most towering politicians and the intense personal rivalry that transformed both them and the nation they sought to lead in the dark days.

An engaging book about the art of biography by an expert practitioner, This Long Pursuit is the third in a series that began with Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer () and continued with Sidetracks: Explorations of a Romantic Biographer (). It is in two parts: the first, entitled Confessions, provides insights into the practice of life-writing under.

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The internal tensions of the group and the physical. "The Long Pursuit takes its reader to an original place in history—not merely to the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates or the familiar presidential election but into the lives, the failures and successes, and the chases and confrontations of the two greatest men of their age."—Jason Emerson, The Historian — Jason Emerson.

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The third in the author’s series of riveting titles about the histories, activities, duties, and effects of biographers. Holmes. The author, most recently, of “This Long Pursuit” has strong memories and deep feelings of discovering “On the Road” in“the book. This Long Pursuit by Richard Holmes – reflections of a Romantic biographer Essays on Samuel Coleridge, Mary Somerville and John Keats feature alongside personal reflections on the biographer’s Author: PD Smith.THE LONG PURSUIT.

By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. It is ; the war is over in Malaya.

It is time to escape the Japanese however one can. Captain Maynard (Sandhurst) leads a diminishing lot through Sumatra in search of the radio that will bring them out alive. The Long Pursuit gives us a unique insider’s account of a biographer at work: traveling, teaching, researching, fantasizing, forgetting, and even ballooning.

From this great chronicler of the Romantics now comes a chronicle of himself and his intellectual passions; it contains his most personal and most seductive writing.