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Scholarship | 1993
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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


THE REVIEW REVIEWED
The editor would like to thank the following for their suggestions and kin
letters of praise for the first Simms Review: Mrs. Mary Simms Furman. Mr. and
Mrs. H. D. Cooper, Prof. Mary Ann Wimsatt, Prof. Charles Watson, Dr. David
Aiken, Prof. and Mrs. James Meriwether, Charles Sigman, Joyce Collins, Prof.
Jack Guilds, Prof. Rayburn Moore, and Dr. Pearl McHaney. We at The Simms
Review would like to know what you think we are doing right and wrong. Your
suggestions are valued.


NEW SIMMS VOLUMES PUBLISHED FALL 1993

Three new Simms titles have just come from the presses. They are: From
Nationalism to Secessionism: The Changing Fiction of William Gilmore Simms by
Charles Watson (Greenwood Press) and Guy Rivers and The Yemassee, edited with
new introductions by John C. Guilds (University of Arkansas Press).


SIMMS BIOGRAPHY WINS TWO AWARDS

John C. Guilds' Simms: A Literary Life received the South Central
Modern Language Association's Book Award for 1993. It also won the award for
the best book of South Carolina history for 1993 from the South Carolina
Historical Association. It has been designated by Choice as an outstanding
"Academic Book Selection." These give much-deserved honor both to Simms and
to the founding president of The Simms Society, which, from its beginning, ha
benefitted from his leadership.


JAPANESE SCHOLAR TRANSLATES SIMMS

Masahiro Nakamura is translating The Yemassee into Japanese. He is a
teacher at Aichi University, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He has written
several recent articles on Simms, one of which was read 23 May of last year a
the 64th General Meeting of the English Literary Society of Japan.