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Spy
By James Hogg

The Spy

A Periodical Paper of Literary Amusement and Instruction

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Spy by James Hogg

Book Description

Hogg's extremely rare periodical of 1810-11 shows him reacting to the writers, personalities, and locales of Scotland's capital city after his move to Edinburgh from Ettrick and his career-change from shepherd and farmer to professional author. His characteristically astute and idiosyncratic vision reveals a rather different city from that of Walter Scott and Francis Jeffrey, and his band of contributors form another audience for his work than the middle-class Tories associated with the later Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. The Spy includes early versions of some of Hogg's best-known poetry and prose besides a wealth of fascinating lesser-known material. This is the first edition of The Spy since the original edition of 1810-11 was published, and offers a carefully corrected text, full annotation, notes on Hogg's contributors to his paper, and a history of its making. It represents an advance in our knowledge both of Hogg's early writing career and of the city he encountered early in the nineteenth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748614172
ISBN-10: 0748614176
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 712
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 4-May-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs by James Hogg Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs, Hardback (January 2015)

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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)

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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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