Douglas L. Wilson

Douglas L. Wilson is professor emeritus of English and co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. His most recent book is Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words.

His Hour Upon the Stage

As a lifelong reader of Shakespeare’s plays, Lincoln had reservations about how they were presented

by Douglas L. Wilson | Wednesday, November 30, 2011

A Book to Remember

by Douglas L. Wilson | Monday, January 26, 2015

Lincoln the Persuader

Seeking to get people behind his policies, he made himself the best writer for all our presidents

by Douglas L. Wilson | Friday, September 01, 2006