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Secondary Scholarship | 2009
Transcription 125 THE SIMMS REVIEW

James B. Meriwether was Professor of English at the University of South
Carolina, where he held the McClintock Chair of Southern Letters and
founded the Southern Studies Program. The author of numerous articles
and books on American and British writers, he was especially known for
his work on William Faulkner. He died in 2007.

John D. Miller is Assistant Professor of English at Longwood University,
where he teaches courses on early American literature. He has presented
at Simms Society conferences and served as a Simms Junior Professor at
the South Caroliniana Library. His most recent article on Simms is slated
to appear in Studies in the Literary Imagination in the fall of 2009.

Corey Don Mingura is a graduate student in the MFA program at the
University of Central Oklahoma. He has analyzed Simms's resistance
to capitalist ethics both in the poems discussed in his article here and in
"How Sharp Snaffles Got His Capital and Wife." His poem "Something
Like Santeria" was published in Westview.

David W. Newton is Professor of English at the University of West
Georgia. He received a BA in English from the College of Charleston,
an MDiv from the Candler School of Theology, and a PhD in American
Literature and Linguistics from Emory University. A former officer of
the Simms Society, he has written articles on Simms and is the editor of
Eutaw and The Forayers, both from the University of Arkansas Press.

Carl Rapp is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Georgia,
where, until his retirement in 2008, he taught courses in literary the-
ory and modern American poetry. He is the author of William Carlos
Williams and Romantic Idealism (which received the Brown University
Press First Book Prize Award in 1984) and Fleeing the Universal: The
Critique of' Post-Rational Criticism (SUNY Press, 1998). His essays have
appeared in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Critical Review,
and Modern Age.

Doreen Thierauf received her BA and MA in British and American cul-
tures and literatures at the University of Rostock in Germany. During a
year of graduate study at the University of Georgia she encountered the
writings of Simms and promptly took an interest in his poetry and critical