Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Despondency / Life, Struggle and Defeat (Two Items)
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: A

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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: SA_18xx_544


      Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
      • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
      Composition history Kibler lists ''Life, Struggle and Defeat'' as also published as:

      ''Despondency—A Fragment.''  Magnolia, I ns (July 1842), 52.

      ''Sonnet.  The Struggle of Endowment with Fortune.''  US Democratic Review, XX (June 1847), 535.

      ''The Struggle of Endowment with Fortune.''  Poems: Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary and Contemplative, II (1853), 203.
      Description ''Oh!  I could die in this despondency! ...''

      Clipping is from an unidentified source, where these two poems are listed as the second and third of a series of sonnets.  
      Notes Position: bottom right.