Selected Publications by Calvin M. Logue and (in some instances) Colleagues


Logue received Creative Research Medal from University of Georgia Foundation for study of southern discourse.

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"Ralph McGill: Convictions of a Southern Editor." Journalism Quarterly 45 (1968): 647-52.

"Political Rhetoric [Theory] of Ralph McGill." Communication Monographs 35 (1968): 122- 28.

Editor.  Ralph McGill at Work. Vol. I of Ralph McGill: Editor and Publisher.  Durham, N.C.: Moore Publishing Co., 1969.  (Biographical sketch plus eight speech texts by McGill.)

Editor.  Ralph McGill Speaks. Vol. II of Ralph McGill: Editor and Publisher. (Texts of McGill's speeches plus transcript of Logue's interview with McGill.)

"Teaching  Black Rhetoric." Communication Education  13 (1974): 115-120.

"Gubernatorial Campaign in Georgia in 1880." Southern Communication Journal 40 (1974): 12-32.

"Rhetorical Ridicule of Reconstruction Blacks." Quarterly Journal of Speech 62 (1976): 400-409.

"Rhetorical Appeals of Whites to Blacks During Reconstruction." Communication Monographs 44 (1977): 241-51. Abstracted in Wilson Quarterly 2 (1978): 28-29.

"Racist Reporting During Reconstruction."  Journal of Black Studies 9 (1979): 335-350.

"Restoration Strategies in Georgia, 1865-1880." In Oratory of the New South, 1865-1900, edited by Waldo W. Braden, 38-73. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

"Transcending Coercion: The Communicative Strategies of Black Slaves on Antebellum Plantations." Quarterly Journal of Speech 67 (1981): 31-46.

Oratory of Southern Demagogues. Edited by Calvin M. Logue and Howard Dorgan. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1981.  (Logue also wrote the chapter on Eugene Talmadge.)

Editor. Southern Encounters: Southerners of Note in Ralph McGill's South. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1983.

Editor. No Place to Hide: The South and Human Rights. Vol. I.  Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1984. (Essays by Ralph McGill.)

Editor. No Place to Hide: The South and Human Rights.  Vol. II, 1984. (Essays by Ralph McGill.)

A New Diversity in Contemporary Southern Rhetoric. Edited by Calvin M. Logue and Howard Dorgan. Baton Rouge: LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1987. (Logue also wrote the chapter on Ralph McGill.)

"Alexander H. Stephens." In American Orators Before 1900: Criticial Studies and Sources, edited by Bernard Duffy and Halford Ryan.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987.

"Eugene Talmadge." In American Orators of the Twentieth Century: Critical Studies and Sources, edited by Bernard Duffy and Halford Ryan. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Logue, Calvin M. and Thurmon Garner. "Shift in Rhetorical Status of Blacks After Freedom." Southern Communication Journal 54 (1988): 1-39.  (awarded top article by Southern Communication Association)

"Ralph McGill," 964-65, and "Southern Oratory," 781-82, in Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, edited by William Ferris and Charles Wilson. Durham, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

Eugene Talmadge: Rhetoric and Response. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

"Coping With Defeat Rhetorically: Sherman's March Through Georgia." Southern Communication Journal 58 (1992): 55-66.

"The Rhetorical Complicity Indigenous to Winning the North Georgia Campaign [1864]." Communication Studies 43 (1992): 124-31.

Logue, Calvin M. and Eugene F. Miller. "Rhetorical Status: A Study of Its Origins, Functions, and Consequences."  Quarterly Journal of Spoeech 81 (1995): 20-46.

Miller, Diane H., Calvin M. Logue, and Cindy Jenefsky. "Civil Liberties: the Expansion of White Women's Communication Activities from the Antebellum South through the Civil War." Southern Communication Journal 61 (1996): 289-301.

Logue, Calvin M. and Jean DeHart. "Andrew Jackson Young." In African-American Orators: A Biocritical Sourcebook, edited by Richard W. Leeman, 423-430. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Voice of Georgia: Speeches of Richard B. Russell, 1928-1969, edited with Introduction by Calvin M. Logue and Dwight L. Freshley.  Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1997.

Logue, Calvin M. and Jean DeHart. "Thomas Erskine Birch [1763-1821], in Dictionary of Virginia Biography, edited by John T. Kneebone, J. Jefferson Looney, Brent Tarter, and Sandra Gioia Treadway, Vol. I, 498-99. Richmond, VA: Library of Virginia, 1998.

Logue, Calvin M., Eugene F. Miller, and Christopher Schroll. "The Press Under Pressure: How Georgia's Newspapers Responded to Civil War Constraints." American Journalism 15 (1998): 13-34.  A shortened version, "The Press Under Pressure: Georgia Newspapers and the Civil War," in  Words at War: The Civil War and American Journalism, edited by David B. Sachsman, S. Kittrell Rushing, and Roy Morris Jr., 165-77. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 2008.

Logue, Calvin M. and Eugene F. Miller. "Communicative Interaction and Rhetorical Status in Harriet Ann Jacob's Slave Narrative."  Southern Communication Journal 63 (1998): 182-98.

Logue, Calvin M., Lynn Messina, and Jean DeHart, editors. Representative American Speeches Vols. 68-78 (11 volumes). New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1995-2006.


​JANUARY IN SLAVERY: AN ORAL NARRATIVE OF THE SOUTH, as told by African Americans who lived under slavery, 2013, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (in paperback and Kindle (in paperback and Kindle).

ASHES AT THE ALTAR: THE SHERIFF AND SAMPSON, novel about the civil rights movement as it spread in the South after the Korean War; 2013, in paperback and Kindle, etc.JANUARY IN SLAVERY: AN ORAL NARRATIVE OF THE SOUTH, as told by African Americans who lived under slavery; 2013, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (in paperback and Kindle).

Logue, Calvin M., "Teaching African American Discourse: Lessons of a Recovering Segregationist," in Frankie Condon and Vershawn Ashanti Young, eds. Performing Antiracist Pedagogy in Rhetoric, Writing and Communication, Colorado State University Press, 2017.


"The Public Debate on Abortion in Georgia in 1989," in press at Journal of International Public Debate Association.