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Simms, William Gilmore


The Simms Reader

Selections from the Writings of William Gilmore Simms William Gilmore Simms. Edited by John Caldwell Guilds

Long considered a leading literary figure of the Old South, William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870) wrote letters, novels, short fiction, drama, essays, and poetry in his prolific career. Born in Charleston to an old South Carolina family of modest means and raised by a grandmother with whom his... More