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Studies in Scottish Literature

James Hogg

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Books Noted And Received, Patrick G. Scott Nov 2016

Books Noted And Received, Patrick G. Scott

Studies in Scottish Literature

Short reviews or brief notices of seventeen books published or received since publication of Studies in Scottish Literature, 42:1 (Spring 2016).


James Hogg's The Brownie Of Bodsbeck: An Unconventional National Tale, Barbara Leonardi May 2016

James Hogg's The Brownie Of Bodsbeck: An Unconventional National Tale, Barbara Leonardi

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses James Hogg's historical novel The Brownie of Bodsbeck (1818), set in the time of the religious Covenanters in late 17th century Scotland, with particular attention to the central woman character, Katharine Laidlaw; traces contemporary comment on the novel; and contrasts Hogg's distinctive portrayal of marriage with its use by other writers (particularly Scott) to plot national (and historical) reconciliation, arguing that Hogg uses the marriage plot to critique the emergent ideology of the national tale.


Editing The Letters Of A Scottish Author, Gillian Hughes Aug 2013

Editing The Letters Of A Scottish Author, Gillian Hughes

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses the issues and techniques in finding, researching, transcribing, editing, formatting and annotating the letters of a nineteenth-century Scottish author, drawing on experience in editing The Collected Letters of James Hogg, 3 vols. (Edinburgh University Press, 2004-2008).


The Ssl Symposium On Editing: A Commentary, Ian Duncan Aug 2013

The Ssl Symposium On Editing: A Commentary, Ian Duncan

Studies in Scottish Literature

Reviews and comments on the preceding essays in the SSL Symposium on Editing Scottish Literary Texts, setting them in the wider context of critical discussion, responding to some of the earlier comments comparing the recent collected editions of Walter Scott and James Hogg, and arguing that the "authentically democratic" work of making a fuller range of Scottish literary texts available moves critical discussion forward from the "tedious zero-sum game" of debating a static canon.


Prelims, Prefatory Note To Ssl 37, Preface To Robert Burns & Friends, Patrick G. Scott, Anthony Jarrells, Kenneth G. Simpson Jul 2013

Prelims, Prefatory Note To Ssl 37, Preface To Robert Burns & Friends, Patrick G. Scott, Anthony Jarrells, Kenneth G. Simpson

Studies in Scottish Literature

Prefatory note by Patrick Scott and Tony Jarrells, preface by Patrick Scott and Kenneth Simpson


James Hogg's First Encounter With Burns's Poetry, Douglas S. Mack Aug 2012

James Hogg's First Encounter With Burns's Poetry, Douglas S. Mack

Studies in Scottish Literature

Describes and evaluates the varying accounts given by the Scottish poet and novelist James Hogg (1770-1835) of his first encounter with the poems of the Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759-1796), exploring inconsistencies of dating and differences in detail between the best-known version, the "Memoir of the Author's Life" in Hogg's Altrive Tales(1832) and the earlier "Memoir" in his The Mountain Bard (1807), and discussing also two other versions, a long note in the Hogg-Motherwell edition of Burns (1834) and a letter Hogg wrote to an unidentified correspondent that same year. Briefly analyses and quotes Hogg's memorial ...


Hogg, Byron, Scott, And John Murray Of Albemarle Street, Douglas S. Mack Jan 2007

Hogg, Byron, Scott, And John Murray Of Albemarle Street, Douglas S. Mack

Studies in Scottish Literature

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