The Collected Poems of Henry Timrod A Variorum Edition
Edited by Edd Winfield Parks and Aileen W. Parks
An important figure in the literature of the antebellum South, Henry Timrod was a member of the literary group of Charleston, South Carolina. This book is a variorum edition of Timrod's major poetry, arranged as nearly as possible in chronological order. A "Notes and Variants" section provides detailed information in a set pattern: the record of publication of each poem, explanatory comments, variant readings, and occasionally a commentary by an earlier critic. The editors have included a biographical and critical Introduction.
Page count: 216 pp. Trim size: 5.5 x 8.5
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Edd Winfield Parks held degrees from Harvard and Vanderbilt. He was a member of the English Department at the University of Georgia where he was an Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor of English. He published a volume of poetry and fourteen other books on the general subjects of American literature and literary criticism. Aileen Wells Parks sometimes collaborated with her husband, Edd Winfield Parks, on research projects. She also authored several books, including historical novels on Davy Crockett, Bedford Forrest, and James Oglethorpe.