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Abe Lincoln in Illinois

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Drama in 12 scenes. The play, which in 1939 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama, concerns Lincoln"s life and career--from his early, unsuccessful days as a postmaster in New Salem, Ill., through his initial forays into local politics, his relationship with Mary Todd, and his debates with Stephen Douglas, and culminates with his election to the presidency and imminent departure for Washington, D.C., 30 years later.

Statementby Robert E. Sherwood
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.H825 A63 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination86 pages ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26607195M
ISBN 100822200015
ISBN 139780822200017
OCLC/WorldCa314179362

A series of interrelated scenes covering Lincoln’s pre-presidential life, Abe Lincoln is Illinois is very much a play of its time.

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Civil War, and U.S. Presidents. Feb 28,  · Abe Lincoln in Illinois: A Play in Three Acts (Classic Reprint) Paperback – April 18, by Robert Emmet Sherwood (Author)Cited by: 2. Drama in 12 scenes.

The play, which in was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for drama, concerns Lincoln's life and career--from his early, unsuccessful days as a postmaster in New Salem, Ill., through his initial forays into local politics, his relationship with Mary Todd, and his debates with Stephen Douglas, and culminates with his election to the presidency and imminent departure for.

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