Right or Wrong, God Judge Me: The Writings of John Wilkes Booth

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All of the known writings of John Wilkes Booth are included in this collection, a major new contribution to scholarship on Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and nineteenth-century theater history. More than one-half of this material has never been published before. Of this wealth of material, the most important item is a previously unpublished twenty-page manuscript discovered at the Players Club in Manhattan. Written by Booth in 1860 in a form similar to Mark Antony's funeral oration in Julius Caesar, it makes clear that his ...

Right or Wrong, God Judge Me: The Writings of John Wilkes Booth 1997, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252023477

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