Paul Hamilton Hayne Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Parks, Edd Winfield. Southern Poets: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes. New York: American Book Company, 1936, 419 p.

Brief introduction to the background and poetic theory of Southern poets, including a bibliography and selections of actual works.


Becker, Kate Harbes. Paul Hamilton Hayne: Life and Letters. Belmont: The Outline Company, 145 p.

Detailed biography of Hayne, accompanied by contemporary letters.

Moore, Rayburn S. “Paul Hamilton Hayne.” The Georgia Review 22 (1968): 106‐124.

A brief biography of Hayne's life.

Moore, Rayburn S. “Paul Hamilton Hayne and William Gilmore Simms: Friends, Colleagues, and Members of the Guild,” in “Long Years of Neglect”: The Work and Reputation of William Gilmore Simms, edited by John Caldwell Guilds, pp. 166‐82. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1988.

Essay about the personal and literary relationship between Hayne and Simms.


Carter, John Archer. “Paul Hayne's Sonnet ‘To the New South.’” Georgia Historical Quarterly 48, No. 2 (June 1964): 193‐95.

Review of “To the New South,” a sonnet by Hayne.

Lanier, Doris. “Paul Hamilton Hayne's Defense of Francis Orray Ticknor.” American Notes and Queries 20, No. 1‐2 (September 1981): 9‐12.

Examination of Hayne's defense of F. O. Tickner's verse in a Columbia newspaper.

McKeithan, Daniel Morley. “Paul Hamilton Hayne and The Southern Bivouac.University of Texas Studies in English XVII (1937): 112‐23.

Brief review of Hayne's contributions to The Southern Bivouac.

Nolte, Eugene. “Two Unpublished Letters from Paul Hamilton Hayne.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 50, No. 1 (March 1966): 105‐109.

Presents two heretofore unpublished letters by Hayne.

Simms, Jr., L. Moody. “Paul Hamilton Hayne's Methods of Poetic Composition.” Mississippi Quarterly: The Journal of Southern Culture 24, No. 1 (1970‐71): 57‐62.

A brief survey of Hayne's writing technique.

Additional coverage of Hayne's life and career is contained in the following sources published by Gale Group: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vols. 3, 64, and 79.