Collected Letters of James Hogg, Volume 3, 1832-1835
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Collected Letters of James Hogg, Volume 3, 1832-1835 by James Hogg
Book DescriptionThe third and final volume of the first collected edition of Hogg's letters reveals his versatility in old age. In 1832 he visits London for the first time and becomes the literary lion of the season. As communications improve in the early 1830s he explores the possibility of writing for American periodicals, and deals (mostly) gracefully with the various claims made on his time as a celebrity author. The loss of old friends is compensated for by a circle of young admirers and proteges, and Hogg turns an acutely observant eye on an age of cheap periodicals and of political reform. A full editorial apparatus includes biographical notes on his chief correspondents and an overview of this phase of his life. The volume also contains an index to all three volumes of this complete edition of Hogg's letters.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748616756
(234mm x 156mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author James Hogg
Scottish Pastorals, Hardback (August 2015)
Hogg's collected early poems and 'Letters on Poetry'
Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs, Hardback (January 2015)
Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs provides access to the relevant material in the various musical collections to which Hogg refers in his 1831 head notes, thus allowing the new readers of the 21st century to see in facsimile what Hogg himself saw.
Songs by the Ettrick Shepherd, Hardback (July 2014)
Based on Hogg's 1831 collection entitled Songs by the Ettrick Shepherd, this critical edition provides the original text as well as the history of its genesis.
Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Paperback (April 2014)» View all books by James Hogg
Gripping tale of murder, madness, and demonic possession traces a young man's crime spree in 18th-century Scotland and the influence of his sinister companion, who may not actually exist.
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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.
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