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Secondary Scholarship | 2006
Transcription 1 This essay was originally delivered at the Simms Symposium held in
Chapel Hill, North Carolina in April 1997.

2 See especially Louis S. Rubin, Jr., The Edge of the Swamp (Baton Rouge:
Louisiana State University Press, 1989) and Lewis P. Simpson, The
Dispossessed Garden (Athens: "University of Georgia Press, 1975).

3 James Everett Kibler, Jr., ed. of William Gilmore Simms, Poetry and the
Practical (Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 1996), p. xiii.

4 Ibid., p.vii.

5 Ibid., p.56

6 Ibid., p. 52

7 Ibid., p. 52

8 Ibid., p. 67-68

91bid., p. 52

10 E. Hugh "Holman, The Immoderate Past (Athens: The "University of
Georgia Press, 1977), pp. 15, 36, and 100-101 especially.

11 William Gilmore Simms, "Sentimental Prose Fiction," Southern
Quarterly Review, July 1850, pp. 358-362.

12 "Sentimental Prose Fiction," pp. 360-361.

13 See Kibler, ed. of Simms, Poetry and "the Practical:

14 Simms, "Literary Prospects of ..thee South," Russell 's Magazine, June,
1858, p.198.

15 Ibid:, p: 194:

16 Simms, "Americanism in Literature," in C. Hugh Holman, ed. of Simms,
Views and Reviews in American Literature, History and Fiction, First Series
(Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1962), pp.28-29.
17Simms, The Sources of American Independence (Aiken: Town Council,
1844), pp. 19-20, and Simms, "Americanism in Literature," pp. 28-29.