Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook F (Part II) >> [Page 233] >> Montgomery's Messiah (Page 5)

Item informationTitle: Montgomery's Messiah (Page 5)
Genre: Reviews/Essays
Publication informationVolume: F (Part II)
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  • Composition date: [1832]
  • Publication date: 1842-01


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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: SF2_18xx_493
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Composition history Magnolia, IV (Jan. 1842), 1-14 [Source of clipping].
Description ''bles and misgivings, lie at the bottom of their in- ...''
Notes Position: whole page

This is an essay on religious poetry that grows out of a review of Robert Montgomery's The Messiah; a Poem in six Books, published in London in 1832.  According to a footnote in the essay itself, Simms began to compose the review in 1832.