Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Secondary Scholarship | 1996
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1. For the National Public Radio dramatic presentation of Simms's two
late short stories, 'Tall Tales from the Hunters' Camp" (or, "How Sharp
Snaffles Got His Capital and His Wife," and "Bald-Head Bill Bauldy, and
How He Went Through the Flurriday Campaign!"), a handbill was printed to
accompany the audio tapes. Simms's name was misspelled in the first run.
2. Simms at that time was a strong champion of Zachary Taylor, even
working with a group of young Charlestonians to found a pro-Ta for
newspaper, The Palo Alto, which ceased publication after the campaign. See
Wakelyn, The Politics of a Literary Man, William Gilmore Simms.) The
headline for the August 5, 1848 issue (vol. 1., no. 1) of The Palo Alto reads
"GENERAL TAYLOR IS A MAN YOU CANNOT BUY — A MAN YOU
CANNOT SELL — A MAN YOU CANNOT SCARE—AND A MAN WHO
NEVER SURRENDERS."




Works Cited


Guilds, John Caldwell. Simms: A Literary Life. Fayetteville: U of Arkansas
P, 1992.

Kibler, James E. The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and
Bibliography. Columbia: Southern Studies Program, U of SC, 1979.

______. ed. Selected Poems of William Gilmore Simms. Athens: U of
Georgia P, 1990.

Simms, William Gilmore. The Letters of William Gilmore Simms. Ed. Mary
C. Simms Oliphant, Alfred Taylor Odell, and T.C. Duncan Eaves. 5
vols. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 1952-56. (A sixth volume of
The Letters of William Gilmore Simms, Supplement [1834-18701,
edited by Mary C. Oliphant and T.C. Duncan Eaves, was published by
theU of South Carolina P in 1982.
______. Martin Faber, The Story of a Criminal; and Other Tales. 2 vols. New
York: Harper & Brothers, 1837.
______. 'The Press." Charleston Evening News 31 July 1848: 1. (Another
version, taken from the Mercury, ran in the Au st 5, 1848 issue of the
United States Catholic Miscellany [vol. 28, no. 1 ).
Wakelyn, Jon L. The Politics of a Literary Man: William Gilmore Simms.
Westport: Greenwood, 1973.



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