Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Heard'st thou the Bird.
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: D
  • Publication date: [1859-03-24]

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_583

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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 ''Emblem Song.''  American Monthly, III (Aug. 1, 1834), 372.

    ''Emblems. — Heard'st thou the Bird.''  Areytos (1846), 102-103.

    ''Heard'st thou the Bird.''  Charleston Mercury (Mar. 24, 1859). [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler, Poetry 229)] 
    Description ''Heard'st thou the bird at morning? ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | FOR THE MERCURY. | ''Heard'st thou the Bird.''
    Notes Position: bottom right, partially obscured by [Untitled].

    Kibler notes that pseudonym Il Solitario is Italian for ''the solitary.''  It was also the pen name of Spanish writer Calderon Estebanez (Pseudonymous, 58).