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Hogg, James 1770-1835

Works: 1,055 works in 2,918 publications in 9 languages and 36,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Poetry  History  Biography  Biographies  Experimental fiction  Historical fiction  Music  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Translator
Classifications: PR4791, 823.7
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Most widely held works by James Hogg
The private memoirs and confessions of a justified sinner, written by himself, with a detail of curious traditionary facts and other evidence by the editor by James Hogg( Book )

319 editions published between 1824 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This now-famous book was given a hostile reception when it first appeared in 1824. It was not reprinted until the late 1830s, when a heavily bowdlerised version was included in a posthumous edition of Hogg's collected Tales and Sketches published by Blackie & Son of Glasgow. Thereafter Confessions of a Justified Sinner attracted little interest until the 1890s, when the unbowdlerised text was printed for the first time since the 1820s. However, the current high reputation of Hogg's novel did not fully begin to establish itself until 1947, when a warmly enthusiastic Introduction by Andre Gide appeared in a new edition of the unbowdlerised text."--Jacket
The Queen's wake : a legendary poem by James Hogg( Book )

91 editions published between 1813 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When The Queen's Wake was published in 1813 it proved an unexpected popular success, placing Hogg for a while alongside Byron and Scott as one of the most admired British poets of that time. Over the next six years Hogg was encouraged by major players in the Edinburgh book trade to make substantial revisions, to make the poem even more attractive and saleable. The fifth edition (1819) is an enhanced and carefully polished version from the now established and respected poet. It is markedly different from the edgy, powerful and unsettling first version of The Queen's Wake, which was the work of an impecunious and marginalised outsider."
The three perils of man : war, women and witchcraft by James Hogg( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems [of] James Hogg by James Hogg( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A queer book by James Hogg( Book )

19 editions published between 1832 and 2016 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witty, humorous and comical as the title implies, the eccentric nature of many of the poems collected here nevertheless belies the often serious historical and moral issues contained within. Including many of Hogg's best-known longer pieces, this is the first edition of A Queer Book to be published since 1832 - although the similarity between the two editions ends at the poems' running order. While the text for the earlier version 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
The Jacobite relics of Scotland : being the songs, airs and legends of the adherents of the House of Stuart by James Hogg( Book )

66 editions published between 1819 and 2003 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transcriptions of this summary illuminate the life of the Archdeaconries of Huntingdon, Bedford, Leicester and Buckingham in the early 18th century, providing detailed information about the villages: their population, religious affiliations, schooling, charities, and church attendance
Songs by the Ettrick shepherd by James Hogg( Book )

27 editions published between 1831 and 2016 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The forest minstrel by James Hogg( Book )

16 editions published between 1810 and 2016 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Forest Minstrel' represents the first full collection of songs by James Hogg. The items contained include some of his first compositions as a shepherd in Ettrick, while others originate from early contact with the literary culture of Edinburgh
Queen Hynde by James Hogg( Book )

19 editions published between 1825 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Hynde (1824) is James Hogg's most ambitious poem. Concelved as an epic, it takes as its starting point the myth of Scottish national origins to be found in James Macpherson's Ossian poems. However, Hogg's epic radically modifies the melancholy solemnities and heroic paganism of Macpherson's Ossianic narratives. Capable of being utterly hilarious, especially when Wicked Wene is on stage, Queen Hynde is Ossian with jokes. In and through its hilarity, however, 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. In addition, Hogg's poem offers a Christianised version of Macpherson's heroic myth of the roots of the Scottish nation. St. Columba, a key figure in the conversion of Scotland to Christianity, is one of the central characters in Hogg's recasting of the Ossianic material; and Queen Hynde aspires to emulate Paradise Lost as a Christian epic. It does so by valorising Columba's values of love and forgiveness, as they replace the values of an old pagan would of heroic violence
The shepherd's calendar by James Hogg( Book )

19 editions published between 1829 and 2016 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never before published as Hogg originally intended, this new edition of The Shepherd's Calendar reaffirms his collection of thirteen rural tales and anecdotes as a major landmark in the history of Scottish literature. Capturing the flavour and style of Border story-telling, they gradually build into a coherent yet intriguing portrait of pastoral life, in which fact blurs with faerie and where narrative authority is increasingly called into question
A noise did rise : chamber works 1993-1999 by Jonathan Dawe( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three perils of woman, or, Love, leasing, and jealousy : a series of domestic Scottish tales by James Hogg( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Perils of Woman is essentially a combination of two stories on similar themes, one set in the Highlands following the Battle of Culloden and the other in Hogg's Edinburgh. Daring in its narrative technique, its first readers were confused by the novel's juxtaposition of the comic and the horrific as Hogg explored the relationship between fictional life, as portrayed in, say, the works of Walter Scott, and the realities of nineteenth-century Scotland. Daring in its subject matter, they were also shocked by its treatment of such delicate matters as prostitution and venereal disease. Last printed in any form in the 1820s, this new edition reveals the exceptional quality of The Three Perils of Woman and puts it squarely back into the mainstream of Scottish literature
Mador of the moor : a poem by James Hogg( Book )

18 editions published between 1816 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brownie of Bodsbeck by James Hogg( Book )

20 editions published between 1882 and 1976 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the Wars of Montrose by James Hogg( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tales of the Wars of Montrose Hogg continues the examination of Scotland's past he began in The Brownie of Bodsbeck, and continued in The Three Perils of Woman and Confessions of a Justified Sinner; in doing so he also reflects upon the attempts of Scott and Galt to deal with Scottish history. Using different narrators and different moods in each of the five tales that compose the work Hogg leads the reader into (and eventually out of) a period of anarchy and confusion in his native country. This new edition is the first to reflect Hogg's true intentions for the work, being formed on his own plan and following the text of his surviving manuscripts. The work thus revealed is a major achievement of final years, and a splendid portrait of Scottish society in a state of civil war
The works of the Ettrick Shepherd by James Hogg( Book )

31 editions published between 1865 and 1973 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of lay sermons on good principles and good breeding by James Hogg( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lay Sermons offers, playfully, a series of lay sermons on good principles and good breeding: the very last thing that one would expect to come from the pen of the famous Ettrick Shepherd of Blackwood's. But a significant part of the joke is that the Shepherd, most unexpectedly, provides lay sermons that combine into a series of wise meditations on life and on literature. This important text by a major Scottish writer has long been neglected and undervalued, partly because it has not been easily accessible. However, recent critics such as Robert Kiely, David Groves and Silvia Mergenthal have pointed to the interest and influence of Hogg's Lay Sermons; and this new edition by Gillian Hughes will make the book readily available for the first time since the 1830s
The pilgrims of the sun : a poem by James Hogg( Book )

17 editions published between 1815 and 1976 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anecdotes of Scott : Anecdotes of Sir W. Scott and Familiar anecdotes of Sir Walter Scott by James Hogg( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Hogg knew Sir Walter Scott well and, after Scott's death, wrote an affectionate but frank account of their friendship. His original version was withdrawn from publication and later extensively revised. Rubenstein's edition contains both texts
Winter evening tales : collected among the cottagers in the south of Scotland by James Hogg( Book )

21 editions published between 1820 and 1851 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Craig, J.H. 1770-1835

Ettrick-Schäfer 1770-1835

Ettrick Sheperd

Ettrick, shepherd

Ettrick shepherd 1770-1835

Ettrick Shepherd, The

Ettrick Shepherd The 1770-1835

Ettrier Shepherd, The 1770-1835

Hoggs, James

Hoggs James 1770-1835

James Hogg British writer

James Hogg britisk poet

James Hogg Brits dichter (1770-1835)

James Hogg brittisk poet

James Hogg escritor británico

James Hogg poeta e scrittore scozzese

James Hogg poète et romancier écossais de langue écossaise et anglaise

James Hogg schottischer Schriftsteller

Pastor de Ettrick 1770-1835

Seumas Hogg

Shepherd, Ettrick

Shepherd, Ettrick 1770-1835

Хогг, Джеймс

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جیمز هوق

ホッグ, J

ホッグ, ジェイムズ


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The Queen's wake : a legendary poemThe three perils of man : war, women and witchcraftA queer bookThe Jacobite relics of Scotland : being the songs, airs and legends of the adherents of the House of StuartThe forest minstrelQueen HyndeThe shepherd's calendarThe three perils of woman, or, Love, leasing, and jealousy : a series of domestic Scottish tales