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William C. Wimberley papers, c.1830 | University of Miami Special Collections

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ID: ASM0462

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Manuscripts

Languages: English

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William Clark Wimberley is known for his published 1832 drama The Death Summons; Or, The Rock of Martos.

William C. Wimberley papers contains an unpublished manuscript of a play titled Atala. Wimberley took as his theme the story of Atala, the half-Seminole Christian daughter of a Seminole chieftain, created by François-René de Chateaubriand in his 1801 novel that bears the same name. Wimberley's play is divided into four scenes, with seven characters.

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Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de, 1768-1848
Seminole Indians - Fiction
Wimberley, William Clark

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: William C. Wimberley Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Preferred Citation: William C. Wimberley Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida


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