Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Carrie Weeping
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: A
  • Publication date: [1866-08-20]

Time periods

    Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
    Rights: Digital Copyright © 2013, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
    Resource Identifier: SA_18xx_077


    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
    Composition history ''Rosa Weeping,'' Charleston City Gazette (Apr. 19, 1832).

    ''Carrie Weeping,'' Charleston Daily South Carolinian (Apr. 20, 1866). [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler, Poetry 207)]

    Description ''Does Carrie weep? what secret woe ...''

    Clipping reads:  CARRIE WEEPING
    Position: bottom right

    Kibler notes that the pseudonym, ''Wrster,'' is likely a ''typesetting error for 'Werter''' (Pseudonymous Publications 89).