Collected Letters of James Hogg, Volume 2, 1820-1831
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Collected Letters of James Hogg, Volume 2, 1820-1831 by James Hogg
Book DescriptionThe letters in the second volume of Gillian Hughes's pioneering edition vividly reflect Hogg's varied social experience and shed new light on his own writings and those of his contemporaries. His correspondents included major writers such as Scott and Byron, politicians such as Sir Robert Peel, and publishers such as John Murray and William Blackwood. But there are also letters to shepherds, farmers, aristocrats, musicians, young ladies, and bluestockings. In this meticulous and thoroughly researched edition, Hogg's entertaining and informative letters are illuminatingly placed in context by an editorial apparatus that includes full annotation and biographical notes on Hogg's chief correspondents.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748616732
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - James Hogg
Gillian Hughes is the author of the biography James Hogg: A Life (EUP, 2007) and is editor of the journal Studies in Hogg and his World. She has edited or co-edited seven volumes in the Stirling/South Carolina Research Edition of the Collected Works of James Hogg series. The late Douglas S. Mack was formerly Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Stirling. Robin MacLachlan is Hogg Society Treasurer and an independent scholar.
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