A Benjamin Franklin Reader
Simon and Schuster, 15.06.2005 - 576 Seiten
A selection of Benjamin Franklin’s writings, with an introduction and commentary by renowned author Walter Isaacson.
Selected and annotated by the author of the acclaimed Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, this collection of Franklin’s writings shows why he was the bestselling author of his day and remains America’s favorite founder and wit. Includes an introductory essay exploring Franklin’s life and impact as a writer, and each piece is accompanied by a preface and notes that provide background, context, and analysis.
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When he was a young teenager working as an apprentice at his brother's printing
shop in Boston, Benjamin Franklin, America's original apostle of self
improvement, devised a wonderful little method to teach himself how to be a
powerful and ...
In this book, I have assembled some of his most revealing, amusing and
significant works. I tried to pick those that gave the best insight into Franklin's
personality and into his influence on the American character. I also chose a few
of them, ...
Walter Isaacson. part 2 THE PHILADELPHIA PRINTER THE FIRST ABORTION
CONTROVERSY When Franklin decided he wanted to Part 2: The Philadelphia
Among Franklin's famous spoofs in a report on a purported witch trial, which was
a delightful parody of Puritan mystical beliefs clashing with scientific
experimentation. Cotton Mather, who had been lampooned in James Franklin's
paper but ...
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Very, very interesting. Benjamin Franklin, while definitely a strange fellow, was certainly a genius and one of the best writers of all time. What scares me is that because he's so good, he almost ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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