Heroic, radical and at times hilarious, Queen Hynde is Ossian with jokes; but Hogg's epic has serious purposes in mind. Its picture of the ancient Scottish past has much in common with stories of King Arthur and Camelot; and Queen Hynde aspires to emulate Paradise Lost as a Christian epic.
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Author Biography - James Hogg
Suzanne Gilbert is Lecturer at the University of Stirling. She is a ballad scholar, and a General Editor of the Stirling/South Carolina Edition, for which she has edited Queen Hynde (with Douglas S. Mack). The late Douglas S. Mack was formerly Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Stirling.