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Gray, Richard. Writing the South: Ideas of an American Region. Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press, 1986. [See "To Speak of Arcadia: William
Gilmore Simms and Some Plantation Novelists," 45–62.]
Guilds, John Caldwell, ed. "Long Years of Neglect": The Work and Reputation of
William Gilmore Simms. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1988.
[These are evaluative essays by Guilds, James B. Meriwether, Anne M.
Blythe, Linda E. McDaniel, Nicholas G. Meriwether, James E. Kibler Jr.,
David Moltke-Hansen, Mary Ann Wimsatt, Rayburn S. Moore, Miriam J.
Shillingsburg, John McCardell, and Louis D. Rubin Jr.]
, and Caroline Collins, eds. William Gilmore Simms and the American
Frontier. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1997. [Collection of essays
examining from traditional and theoretical perspectives Simms's multi-
faceted portrayal of America's westward migration.]
Hubbell, Jay B. The South in American Literature, 1607—1900. [Durham] :
Duke University Press, 1954. [See chapter on Simms, 572—602; still one of
the best short essays on the author.]
Kolodny, Annette. The Lay of the Land: Metaphors as Experience and History
in American Life and Letters. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina
Press, 1975. [See 115–32; a feminist study of Simms's depiction of land-
Kreyling, Michael. Figures of the Hero in Southern Narrative. Baton Rouge:
Louisiana State University Press, 1987. [See "William Gilmore Simms:
Writer and Hero," 30–51.]
McHaney, Thomas L. "William Gilmore Simms." In The Chief Glory of Every
People: Essays on Classic American Writers. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli,
173—90. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1973. [Notable
for its recognition of the significance of the Border novels.]
Parrington, Vernon L. The Romantic Revolution in America, 1800–1860. New
York: Harcourt, Brace, 1927. Vol. II of Main Currents in American
Thought. 3 vols. 1927—1930. [See chapter on Simms, 125–36; an impor-
tant early assessment of his achievements.]
Ridgely, J. V. William Gilmore Simms. (Twayne's United States Authors Series).
New York: Twayne, 1962.
Rubin, Louis D., Jr. The Edge of the Swamp: A Study in the Literature and
Society of the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press,
1989. [See "The Dream of the Plantation: Simms, Hammond,
Charleston," 54–102; and "The Romance of the Frontier: Simms, Cooper,
and the Wilderness," 103–26.]
Shillingsburg, Miriam J. "An Edition of ... The Cub of the Panther." Ph.D.
diss., University of South Carolina, 1969.
. "From Notes to Novel: William Gilmore Simms's Creative Method."
Southern Literary Journal 5 (Fall 1972): 89–107.