Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Ballad — ''One Song for By-gone Loveliness.''
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: D
  • Publication date: [1858-09-23]

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: SD_18xx_244

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    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
    Composition history ''One Song for Bygone Loveliness.''  Godey's Lady's Book, XXIV (June 1842), 334.

    ''A Song for Bygone Loveliness.''  Areytos (1846), 57.

    ''Ballad — One Song for By-gone Loveliness.''  Charleston Mercury (Sept. 23, 1858) [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler, Poetry 325)]

    Description ''One song for by-gone loveliness, one tribute to the past, ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | FOR THE MERCURY. | Ballad — ''One Song for By-gone Loveliness.'' 
    Notes Position: top right

    Kibler notes that pseudonym Pierre Vidal is derived from Peire Vidal, a Provencal lyric poet of love songs (Kibler, Pseudonymous 70).