ERIC Number: EJ575046
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
John Lewis's "Serious Revolution": Rhetoric, Resistance, and Revision at the March on Washington.
Pauley, Garth E.
Quarterly Journal of Speech, v84 n3 p320-40 Aug 1998
Contributes to scholarship on rhetorical criticism and the civil rights movement by interrogating the memory of the 1963 March on Washington. Analyzes remarks delivered by John Lewis. Compares Lewis's prepared speech with the speech he delivered. Reveals a synecdochic struggle over the rhetoric of the civil rights movement and what was sayable in public in August 1963. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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