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The Simms Reader: Selections From the Writings of William Gilmore Simms

edited by John Caldwell Guilds
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville ; London : University Press of Virginia, c2001.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Works 2001
Series
Publications of the Southern Texts Society
ISBN
0813920191 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Letters
  • 1. To James Lawson, April 15, 1836 43
  • 2. To Armistead Burt, January 26, 1845 46
  • 3. To Benjamin F. Perry, February 13, 1845 48
  • 4. To Evert A. Duyckinck, March 15, 1845 50
  • 5. To James H. Hammond, May 20, 1845 53
  • 6. To Edgar Allan Poe, July 30, 1846 55
  • 7. To James H. Hammond, December 11, 1846 58
  • 8. To Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, April 5, 1849 61
  • 9. To John Pendleton Kennedy, May 12, 1851 64
  • 10. To George Frederick Holmes, July 15, 1853 67
  • 11. To Mary Lawson, July 13, 1854 68
  • 12. To Justus Starr Redfield, May 4, 1856 70
  • 13. To James H. Hammond, December 8, 1856 73
  • 14. To Orville J. Victor, September 1859 76
  • 15. To James Lawson, December 31, 1860 78
  • 16. To William Porcher Miles, December 31, 1860 79
  • 17. To William Gilmore Simms, Jr., November 7, 1861 80
  • 18. To Paul Hamilton Hayne, September 23, 1863 83
  • 19. To Edward Spann Hammond, November 20, 1864 85
  • 20. To Benjamin F. Perry, March 6, 1865 87
  • 21. To Evert A. Duyckinck, November 25, 1869 89
  • 22. To Paul Hamilton Hayne, December 22, 1869 91
  • 23. To William Cullen Bryant, April 9, 1870 94
  • 24. To William Hawkins Ferris, May 27, 1870 96
  • Fiction
  • "Indian Sketch" (1828) 101
  • "Grayling, or, 'Murder Will Out'" (1845) 109
  • "The Two Camps: A Legend of the Old North State" (1845) 136
  • "Lucas de Ayllon: A Historical Nouvellette" (1845) 160
  • "How Sharp Snaffles Got His Capital and Wife" (1870) 194
  • Nonfiction
  • "Notes of a Small Tourist--No. 10" (1831) 235
  • "Advertisement," The Yemassee: A Romance of Carolina (1835) 238
  • "Advertisement," The Partisan: A Tale of the Revolution (1835) 240
  • From Slavery in America, Being a Brief Review of Miss Martineau on That Subject (1838) 244
  • From "A Letter to the Editor, by the Author of 'The Loves of the Driver'" (1841) 248
  • From The Social Principle: The True Source of National Prominence (1843) 256
  • From "Caloya, or, The Loves of the Driver," in The Wigwam and the Cabin (1845) 268
  • On Poe's Tales (1845) 270
  • "Americanism in Literature" (1845) 271
  • "The Four Periods of American History" (1845) 288
  • From "The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper" (1845) 298
  • From The Life of the Chevalier Bayard (1847) 308
  • On Walter Scott (1849) 315
  • From "The Southern Convention" (1850) 317
  • From "Poetry and the Practical" (1854) 327
  • From "Advertisement," Richard Hurdis: A Tale of Alabama (1855) 338
  • From "Dedication," The Wigwam and the Cabin (1856) 339
  • From "South Carolina in the Revolution: A Lecture" (1856) 340
  • From Sack and Destruction of the City of Columbia, S. C. (1865) 345
  • Poetry
  • "Sonnet--To My Books" (1823) 371
  • "The Broken Arrow" (1825) 371
  • "The Wilderness" (1826) 372
  • "Carolina Woods" (1836, 1847) 375
  • "Ashley River" (1838) 375
  • "Invocation" (1838) 376
  • "Taming the Wild Horse" (1838) 377
  • "The Western Emigrants" (1836, 1853) 379
  • "Harbor by Moonlight" (1844, 1845) 382
  • "Sonnet--The Age of Gold" (1844, 1853) 382
  • "Accabee--A Ballad" (1845) 383
  • "Heedlessness" (1845) 384
  • "Tzelica--A Tradition of the French Broad" (1845) 384
  • "Indian Serenade" (1846) 386
  • "The Grape Vine Swing" (1848, 1853) 388
  • "Shakspeare" (1843) 388
  • "Scott" (1848, 1853) 389
  • "The Poet" (1858) 389
  • "The Edge of the Swamp" (1836, 1853) 390
  • "Hayne--Let the Death-Bell Toll" (1858, 1860) 392
  • "'Tis True That Last Night I Adored Thee" (1859, 1860) 394
  • "Raisons in Law and Liquor" (1859, 1863) 394
  • ["Drummond's Dithyrambic"] (1852) 395
  • "The Voice of Memory in Exile, from a Home in Ashes" (1865) 395
  • "The Kiss behind the Door" (1866, 1870) 396
  • "Life, Struggle and Defeat" (1842, 1867) 397
  • "Sonnet--Exhaustion" (1867) 397
  • "Nelly's Sex" (n.d.) 398
  • "Politician" (n.d.) 398
  • "The Ballad of the Big Belly" (1847, 1869) 398.
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x, [3], 412, [1] p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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