The Resource The dream : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation, Drew D. Hansen, (electronic resource)

The dream : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation, Drew D. Hansen, (electronic resource)

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The dream : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation
Title
The dream
Title remainder
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation
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Drew D. Hansen
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Language
eng
Summary
A riveting account of the origins and legacy of "I Have a Dream" Forty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. electrified the nation when he delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. King's prophetic utterances started the long overdue process of changing America's idea of itself. His words would enter the American lexicon, galvanizing the civil rights movement, becoming a touchstone for all that the country might someday achieve. The Dream is the first book about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legendary "I Have a Dream" speech. Opening with an enthralling account of the August day in 1963 that saw 250,000 Americans converge at the March on Washington, The Dream delves into the fascinating and little-known history of King's speech. Hansen explores King's compositional strategies and techniques, and proceeds to a brilliant analysis of the "I Have a Dream" speech itself, examining it on various levels: as a political treatise, a work of poetry, and as a masterfully delivered and improvised sermon bursting with biblical language and imagery. In tracing the legacy of "I Have a Dream" since 1963, The Dream insightfully considers how King's incomparable speech "has slowly remade the American imagination," and led us closer to King's visionary goal of a redeemed America
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, Drew D
Dewey number
  • 323/.092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.K5
LC item number
H273 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
  • March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • African American civil rights workers
  • Baptists
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Baptists
  • Civil rights movements
  • Oratory
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)
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The dream : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation, Drew D. Hansen, (electronic resource)
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Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 3, 2007)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn173644362
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780061462252
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unknown
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5D57735D-0D0D-44D3-90D2-99BB744AA495
System control number
(OCoLC)173644362
Label
The dream : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation, Drew D. Hansen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 3, 2007)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn173644362
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061462252
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5D57735D-0D0D-44D3-90D2-99BB744AA495
System control number
(OCoLC)173644362

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