Ring Out Freedom!

Ring Out Freedom!

The Voice of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

eBook - 2004
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Martin Luther King, Jr. was more than the civil rights movements most visible figure; he was its voice. Ring Out Freedom burrows deeply into King's rhetoric to consider not only his important influences but also how his words helped form and define the civil rights movement. The author shows how materialistic, idealistic, and religious ways of explaining the world coexisted in King's speeches and writings. He delineates the roles of God, Jesus, the church, and "the beloved community" in King's rhetoric. Examining King's use of allusions, Sunnemark points to a strategy of employing differen.
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2004
ISBN: 9781282071513
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (x, 273 pages)


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