John P. McWilliams, Jr., THE AMERICAN EPIC: TRANSFORMING A GENRE, 1770-1860 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univewrsity Press, 1989)

1989

John P. McWilliams, Jr., THE AMERICAN EPIC: TRANSFORMING A GENRE, 1770-1860 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univewrsity Press, 1989)

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Says that Daniel Bryan was the son of Boone's sister and brother-in-law William Bryan. He remained behind when the other Bryan's emigrated to MO, and settled in VA. He continued to publish volumes of verse, all in praise of civilized and Christian virtues. In the preface to THE APPEAL FOR SUFFERING GENIUS (1826) he calls THE MOUNTAIN MUSE "the wild offspring of a rude undisciplined fancy." MCWILLIAMS:259n

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1989

John P. McWilliams, Jr., THE AMERICAN EPIC: TRANSFORMING A GENRE, 1770-1860 (Cambridge: Cambridge Univewrsity Press, 1989)

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A reviewer in the ANALECTIC MAGAZINE 6(1815):170: the poem "needs nothing but a little exaggeration to be heightened into broad caricature." quoted in MCWILLIAMS:101.

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