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Queer Book
By James Hogg

A Queer Book

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Queer Book by James Hogg

Book Description

'It will be a grand book for thae Englishers for they winna understand a word of it' Hogg's boast to William Blackwood Witty, humorous and comical as the title implies, the eccentric nature of many of the poems collected here nevertheless belies the often serious and moral issues contained within. Newly available in paperback, and including many of Hogg's better known longer pieces, the present volume is based on the first edition of A Queer Book to be published since 1832 - though the similarity between the two editions ends with the running order. While the text for the original edition was substantially reworked by the publisher to smooth out Hogg's use of Scots, this volume brings together manuscripts from all over the world to provide material as near to his final copy as possible. The result is a vibrant collection including many poems which have never been studied critically before. A thorough introduction to the best of Hogg's poetry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748605064
ISBN-10: 0748605061
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 24mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 26-May-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author James Hogg

Scottish Pastorals by James Hogg Scottish Pastorals, Hardback (August 2015)

Hogg's collected early poems and 'Letters on Poetry'

Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs by James Hogg 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 by James Hogg 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 by James Hogg Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Paperback (April 2014)

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

P. D. Garside is Professor of Bibliography and Textual Studies, University of Edinburgh and editor of James Hogg's A Queer Book and Walter Scott's Guy Mannering and Waverley.

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