Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: The Cricket, at Midnight, in the House of Death
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: B
Dates
  • Publication date: [1842-09]


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    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: SB_18xx_020
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    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history ''The Cricket, at Midnight, in the House of Death,'' Magnolia I (Sept. 1842), 139-140.  [Conjectured source of clipping]

    ''The Cricket, at Midnight, in the Chamber of Death,'' Richards' Weekly (Jan. 12, 1850). 

    ''The Cricket, at Midnight, in the Chamber of Death,'' Cosmopolitan Monthly I (Jan. 1870). 
    Description ''THAT chirping cricket watches like myself— ...''

    Clipping reads: THE CRICKET, | AT MIDNIGHT, IN THE HOUSE OF DEATH.
    Notes Position: left, continues across two clippings to right.