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Clarence Darrow and the American literary tradition.

Abe C. Ravitz

Clarence Darrow and the American literary tradition.

by Abe C. Ravitz

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Published by Press of Western Reserve University in [Cleveland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938.,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1513.D62 Z86
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 163 p.
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5856105M
    LC Control Number62017760
    OCLC/WorldCa729069

      The papers of Clarence S. Darrow (PCD) consist mostly of his published works, either in pamphlet or in journal form. Included among Darrow’s works are numbers within the "Big Blue Book" and "Little Blue Book" series. Darrow’s papers also include personal papers, photographs, newspaper clippings and a report by the National Recovery Review. A more recent work is Miriam Gurko, Clarence Darrow (). A specialized, scholarly study is Abe C. Ravitz, Clarence Darrow and the American Literary Tradition (), which takes note of Darrow's participation in some of the literary controversies of his time. Encyclopedia of World Biography.

    Clarence Darrow and the American literary tradition / by: Ravitz, Abe C. Published: () Verdict: assessing the civil jury system / Published: () The midnight verdict / . Absurdities Of The Bibleby Clarence DarrowClarence Darrow, the famous American lawyer of the twenties, talks about his views and opinions concerning religion in these three additional information on publishing your books on iPhone and iPad please visit

    The Clarence Darrow Collection. The Center holds the preeminent collection of letters to and from Clarence Darrow (), widely regarded as the greatest American trial lawyer. The letters have been digitized as part of the Clarence Darrow Digital Collection, an award-winning research site. The site includes the letters and transcriptions.   Closing Arguments: Clarence Darrow on Religion, Law, and Society collects, for the first time, Darrow's thoughts on his three main preoccupations. The effect reveals a carefully conceived philosophy, expressed with delightful pungency and clarity. The provocative content of these writings still challenges us. His thoughts on social issues, especially on the dangers of religious fundamentalism.


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Clarence Darrow, trial lawyer of the famous Scopes and Leopold/Loeb Trials, writer, debater, and lecturer who spoke for the have-nots while cultivating an image of mythic proportions, is the subject of this two-part study that first surveys Darrow's life and rhetoric and then provides authoritative texts of his important speeches along with a complete speech chronology.

Andrew Kersten’s, Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast, is a welcome addition to the burgeoning literature on Darrow. Kersten is an historian without legal training, and his work can therefore be maddeningly vague. A lodestar guiding Darrow throughout his career was a commitment to liberty, justice and equality for all, Kersten writes/5(9).

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book gave voice to the populist masses at the turn of the twentieth century, thus changing American law s: Anyone considering a career as a trial lawyer should read this book. So should anyone interested in American history: Darrow the lawyer was smack in the middle of every major issue, cause, and debate in the first third of the twentieth century.

The sign on his office door read "We Defend Everyone," and he lived up to that promise. Clarence Darrow has fascinated me for years.

My father is a lawyer and I always tried to imagine that he was some sort of Clarence Darrow crusading against the corporations, the racists and the anti-evolutionary forces if necessary. I decided to read this book because my father mentioned that he wanted a copy.4/5(95).

Enjoy the best Clarence Darrow Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Clarence Darrow, American Lawyer, Born Ap Share with your friends. ClarenceDarrow: American Iconoclast is, as Kersten admits,the umpteenth biography of the Old Lion. At under pages it cannot competewith the comprehensive studies like Kevin Tierney’s Darrow: A Biography.

Yet the book is ahighly readable survey of Darrow’s major cases and adventures, given from theperspective of a labor historian. In the first full-length biography of Darrow in decades, the historian Andrew E. Kersten narrates the complete life of America's most legendary lawyer and the struggle that defined it, the fight for the American traditions of individualism, freedom, and liberty in the face of the country's inexorable march toward modernity.

Clarence Seward Darrow (/ ˈ d ær oʊ /; Ap – Ma ) was an American lawyer who became famous in the early 20th century for his involvement in the Leopold and Loeb murder trial and the Scopes "Monkey" was a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and a prominent advocate for Georgist economic reform.

Clarence Darrow, in full Clarence Seward Darrow, (born Apnear Kinsman, Ohio, U.S.—died MaChicago, Illinois), lawyer whose work as defense counsel in many dramatic criminal trials earned him a place in American legal history. He was also well known as a public speaker, debater, and miscellaneous writer.

“Andrew E. Kersten's Clarence Darrow is a superb biography, at once highly readable and historically astute. It is full of personality and politics, a compelling narrative that illuminates how Darrow's complex and contradictory legal career helped define and animate twentieth-century American liberalism.”.

Darrow's wisdom and farsighted world view saw the problems with law enforcement as they evolved in the early 20th century and anticipated the problems we face nearly a hundred years later. This book is essential to those who care about justice and the US s: Big Trouble by J.

Anthony Lukas Speaking with reporters before he left town, Darrow said, “It looks very much like another case of the oppression of the weak by the strong.” In short, it was a case made to order for Clarence Darrow, attorney for the downtrodden and dispossessed Big Trouble is a vastly entertaining and epic tome covering a seemingly insignificant event in America’s /5(58).

Darrow's novel is a sociological polemic which foreshadows such later works as Theodore Dreiser's 'An American Tragedy' and Upton Sinclair's 'The Jungle'. Abe Ravitz in his Clarence Darrow and the American Literary Tradition () observed that ' An Eye for an Eye' was worthy of a trophy not only for sociological veracity but also for genuine literary achievement."-**Author: Clarence Darrow.

Clarence Darrow grew up in an unconventional household. His father was a carpenter and part-time undertaker in the little town of Kinsman, Ohio. He was also an atheist. An Eye for an Eye book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume was published in An Eye for an Eye was Darrow's only fi /5(1). Clarence Darrow. Clarence Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union.

He was among the first attorneys to be called a "labor lawyer." He also was known for defending teenaged thrill killers Leopold and Loeb, and John T. Scopes in the Scopes Monkey Trial.In the first full-length biography of Darrow in decades, the historian Andrew E. Kersten narrates the complete life of America's most legendary lawyer and the struggle that defined it, the fight.Abe Ravitz in his Clarence Darrow and the American Literary Tradition () observed that An Eye for an Eye was worthy of a trophy not only for sociological veracity but also for genuine literary achievement.

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