Winged Words : Sir Winston Churchill as Writer and Speaker. First Edition

By: STEWART, Herbert Leslie STEWART, H.L. CHURCHILL, Winston

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STEWART, Herbert Leslie. Winged Words : Sir Winston Churchill as Writer andSpeaker. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (October 1953). First Edition. Pp (4 ),v-vii,(1),1-114,(6). 8vo, red cloth. Watters p.942, Rhodenizer p.1028. "[...] In the title of which he applies Homer's phrase in reference to to advice given times of national crisis to the skilful use of language by Winston Churchill in similar modern situations." - Rhodenizer. Herbert Leslie Stewart, (b. March 31, 1882, Cairncastle, County Antrim, Ireland - d. 19 September 19, 1953, Halifax, Nova Scotia), philosopher, teacher, author and commentator, was a long-time professor at Dalhousie University and founder of its flagship journal, The Dalhousie Review. Contents: Preface; Chapters: 1. His Chastened But Still Intense "Imperialism"; 2. His Platform and Parliamentary Eloquence; 3. His Essays and Journalism on Public Issues; 4. His Biographies : (i) Marlborough; 5. His Biographies : (ii) Lord Randolph Churchill; 6. His War- Histories; 7. Churchill As Leader of His Nation, by Voice and Pen. "The purpose of this book is to consider Sir Winston Churchill's literary work - biographies and personal memoirs as well as his public speeches - which, collected under his son's editorship. have enriched English literature. This is neither a biography nor an estimate of his place in statesmanship, but strictly a study of Churchill's qualities in artistic writing and artistic speech." from the dj [not present with this copy]. Very good. 20.00

Title: Winged Words : Sir Winston Churchill as Writer and Speaker. First Edition

Author Name: STEWART, Herbert Leslie STEWART, H.L. CHURCHILL, Winston

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Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto , 1953,:

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