Egeria or Voices of Thought and Counsel for the Woods and Wayside

Title

Egeria or Voices of Thought and Counsel for the Woods and Wayside

Call Number

AC 8 .S55x

Date of Publication

1853

Collection Size

319 pages

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Language

English

Historical Note

William Gilmore Simms [April 17, 1806-June 11, 1870] was a Charleston, South Carolina born poet, novelist, and historian. His writings were inspired by his maternal grandmother, Jan Miller Singleton Gate, who raised him after the untimely death of his mother. She told him stories of colonial South Carolina, pirates, Native Americans, and the American Revolution. Simms writings were prominent and respected in the 19th century. Edgar Allan Poe said he was the best novelist America had ever produced. He is best known for his histories and his novels of the American Revolution.

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Description

Egeria: Voices of Thought and Counsel for the Woods and Wayside by William Gilmore Simms is a collection of thoughts, proverbs, and short essays on a variety of subjects published in 1853. Please see the attached index.

Provenance

Winthrop purchased the volume on August 5, 1949 for $10.00

Publisher

E. H. Butler & Company

City

Philadelphia

Keywords

Proverbs, Opinion, Sentiment, Thought

Disciplines

American Literature | Literature in English, North America | Philosophy | Poetry

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