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The Resource William Gilmore Simms and the American frontier, edited by John Caldwell Guilds and Caroline Collins

William Gilmore Simms and the American frontier, edited by John Caldwell Guilds and Caroline Collins

Label
William Gilmore Simms and the American frontier
Title
William Gilmore Simms and the American frontier
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Caldwell Guilds and Caroline Collins
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
William Gilmore Simms (1807-1870), the antebellum South's foremost author and cultural critic, was the first advocate of regionalism in the creation of national literature. This collection of essays emphasizes his portrayal of America's westward migration
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS2853
LC item number
.W554 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guilds, John Caldwell
  • Collins, Caroline
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Simms, William Gilmore
  • Historical fiction, American
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Frontier and pioneer life in literature
  • Southern States
  • Southwest, Old
Label
William Gilmore Simms and the American frontier, edited by John Caldwell Guilds and Caroline Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Between plantation and frontier: the South of William Gilmore Simms / David Moltke-Hansen -- The American frontier: romance and reality / Elliott West -- The "untrodden path": Richard Hurdis and Simms's foray into literary realism / John Caldwell Guilds -- William Gilmore Simms's Guy Rivers and the frontier / Rayburn S. Moore -- Simms on the literary frontier; or, So long Miss Ravenel and hello Captain Porgy: Woodcraft is the first "realistic" novel in America / Jan Bakker -- Simms's concept of romance and his realistic frontier / Caroline Collins -- Simms's Border beagles: a carnival of frontier voices / Thomas L. McHaney -- Simms's frontier: a collision of cultures / Nancy Grantham -- Voices along the border: language and the Southern frontier in Guy Rivers: a tale of Georgia / David W. Newton -- Frontier humor and the "Arkansas traveler" motif in Southward ho! / Mary Ann Wimsatt -- Southwestern humor in The wigwam and the cabin / Molly Boyd -- Facing the monster: William Gilmore Simms and Henry Clay Lewis / Edwin T. Arnold -- Irish folklore influences on Simms's "Sharp snaffles" and "Bald-head Bill Bauldy" / Gerard Donovan -- Stewardship and Patria in Simms's frontier poetry / James E. Kibler -- The cub of the panther: a new frontier / Miriam J. Shillingsburg -- John A. Murrell and the imaginations of Simms and Faulkner / Dianne C. Luce -- William Gilmore Simms and Friedrich Gerstäcker: American and German literary perspectives and parallels / Sabine Schmidt
Control code
34876035
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 276 pages
Isbn
9780820318875
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96024254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
Label
William Gilmore Simms and the American frontier, edited by John Caldwell Guilds and Caroline Collins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Between plantation and frontier: the South of William Gilmore Simms / David Moltke-Hansen -- The American frontier: romance and reality / Elliott West -- The "untrodden path": Richard Hurdis and Simms's foray into literary realism / John Caldwell Guilds -- William Gilmore Simms's Guy Rivers and the frontier / Rayburn S. Moore -- Simms on the literary frontier; or, So long Miss Ravenel and hello Captain Porgy: Woodcraft is the first "realistic" novel in America / Jan Bakker -- Simms's concept of romance and his realistic frontier / Caroline Collins -- Simms's Border beagles: a carnival of frontier voices / Thomas L. McHaney -- Simms's frontier: a collision of cultures / Nancy Grantham -- Voices along the border: language and the Southern frontier in Guy Rivers: a tale of Georgia / David W. Newton -- Frontier humor and the "Arkansas traveler" motif in Southward ho! / Mary Ann Wimsatt -- Southwestern humor in The wigwam and the cabin / Molly Boyd -- Facing the monster: William Gilmore Simms and Henry Clay Lewis / Edwin T. Arnold -- Irish folklore influences on Simms's "Sharp snaffles" and "Bald-head Bill Bauldy" / Gerard Donovan -- Stewardship and Patria in Simms's frontier poetry / James E. Kibler -- The cub of the panther: a new frontier / Miriam J. Shillingsburg -- John A. Murrell and the imaginations of Simms and Faulkner / Dianne C. Luce -- William Gilmore Simms and Friedrich Gerstäcker: American and German literary perspectives and parallels / Sabine Schmidt
Control code
34876035
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 276 pages
Isbn
9780820318875
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96024254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait

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