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William Gilmore Simms

William Peterfield Trent

William Gilmore Simms

by William Peterfield Trent

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Simms, William Gilmore, -- 1806-1870

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William P. Trent ...
    SeriesAmerican men of letters, American men of letters series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 1 ., 351 p.
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13536718M
    OCLC/WorldCa11919576

    William Gilmore Simms’s (–) body of work, a sweeping fictional portrait of the colonial and antebellum South in all its regional diversity, with its literary and intellectual issues, is probably more comprehensive than any other nineteenth-century southern author. Learn more about William Gilmore Simms. Browse William Gilmore Simms’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible.

    Find nearly any book by WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS (page 7). Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. In his lifetime, William Gilmore Simms “ was the author of thirty-four works of fiction, nineteen volumes of poetry, three of drama, three anthologies, three volumes of history, two of geography, six of biography, and twelve of reviews, miscellanies and addresses, a total of eighty-two volumes.” [1] The estimate of the output was impressive, if not quite complete. [2].

      During William Gilmore Simms’s life (–), book reviews and critical essays became vital parts of American literary culture and intellectual discourse. Simms was an assiduous reviewer and essayist, proving by example the importance of those genres. William Gilmore Simms’s Selected Reviews on Literature and Civilization publishes for the first time in book form sixty-two . The Sword and the Distaff: or, "Fair, Fat, and Forty." A Story of the South, at the Close of the Revolution. By the Author of "The Partisan," "Mellichampe," "Katharine Walton," Etc. Etc .


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