Louis, Gregory (Michelle) Graff of Chesterfield, Missouri and Kevin Graff of Dupo, Illinois; two brothers, Ronald (Barbara) Cowan of Alton and Kenneth (Glenda) Cowan of Cobden; one sister, Barbara (Bill) Olendorf of Yemassee
, South Carolina; 20 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
BREWER'S writing appears in Natural Bridge; RHINO; Yemassee
; Poetry Quarterly; Booth; Sargasso; and Poets Against War (among others).
He is currently working on his PhD in early modern drama at South Carolina, where he was in a past life editor of Yemassee
. His work has appeared in the Iron Horse Literary Review and Jabberwock Review, among others.
In the car on the drive to Yemassee
she sits up front, on the bench seat next to Sunday.
Over two hundred of his poems have appeared in journals and anthologies, including Agenda, CounterPunch, Harpur Palate, The Midwest Quarterly, Poetry New Zealand, South Carolina Review, Southern Humanities Review and Yemassee
. Sky Sandwiches is his first solo full-length poetry collection.
published in her lifetime, concern the Yemassee
Indians; in these poems,
That old plague, the North Penn conductor, came and talked to me a long time at Yemassee
16 to 19; Yemassee
Shrimp Festival, Yemassee
He compares Simms's historical romances to those of Hawthorne to illustrate the ways they differed in interpreting the relationship between the individual and society, also discussing Simms's concept of the conflict of self with society in Martin Faber; his views of the American Revolution and the progress of American civilization in his revolutionary and border romances; and his Spanish romance Vasconselos, colonial romance The Yemassee
, and views of Native Americans.
The three novels examined in this essay, James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans (1826), William Gilmore Simms's The Yemassee
: A Romance of Carolina (1835), and Robert Montgomery Bird's Nick of the Woods: Or The Jibbenainosay, A Tale of Kentucky(1837), each offered a unique solution to this problem.