Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook G >> [Page 55] >> The Kiss Behind the Door

Item informationTitle: The Kiss Behind the Door
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: G
  • Publication date: 1870-02-01

Time periods
Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
Rights: Digital Copyright © 2014, 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: SG_18xx_149

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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 ''Behind the Door.''  Charleston Courier (Dec. 17, 1866).

''The Kiss Behind the Door.''  Charleston Courier (Feb. 1, 1870). [Source of clipping]
Description ''Methinks the stars now shine more bright, ...''

Clipping reads: [double rule] | [bracket] FOR THE COURIER. [close bracket] | The Kiss Behind the Door.
Notes Position: bottom right

Pseudonym ''Yorick'' is a reference to the jester of Hamlet and perhaps also the fun-loving parson in Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy (Kibler, Pseudonymous 90).

Parts of clipping are discolored.