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William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870)

William Gilmore Simms

The William Gilmore Simms Society site includes pictures and information about the William Gilmore Simms Review. 
Selected Bibliography from Paul Reuben's PAL site.
Brief biographical sketch and information on the William Gilmore Simms collection at the University of Virginia.
Biographical sketch from the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture.
Biographical sketch includes images of Simms and his home.
William Gilmore Simms. An extended assessment of Simms's work from the Columbia Encyclopedia.
Information on Simms and his era from Bedford St. Martin's press.
Simms's poetry, an essay from the Cambridge Encyclopedia.
Edgar Allan Poe's review of The Wigwam and the Cabin, with commentary on other works.
Links and pictures at the Lawyers and Poetry site, including a biographical sketch from  Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature, (New York: C. Scribner, 1856).

Works Available Online

Scholarly editions of Simms's works and brief descriptions of them are available from the publisher, the University of Arkansas Press.

Charlemont; or, The Pride of the Village (Project Gutenberg)
Richard Hurdis (1838)(U Virginia)
Martin Faber (1833)(U Virginia)
Beauchampe (1842(U Virginia)
The Wigwam and the Cabin (1845)(U Virginia)
As Good as a Comedy; or, the Tennesseean's Story (1852) (U Virginia)
Confession; or, the Blind Heart, a Domestic Story
The Life of Francis Marion
The Yemassee: A Romance of Carolina (HTML at the Documenting the American South site at UNC Chapel Hill)
Poems: "The Lost Pleiad," "The New Moon," "The Grape-vine Swing," "By the Swanannoa" at the Poet's Corner site

Comments to D. Campbell