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Not reprinted since the 1820s, this book is essentially two stories, one set in highland Scotland after the Battle of Culloden; the second in Hogg's Edinburgh. The book takes as its themes the nature of fiction, and the fictional view of life portrayed in the work of Walter Scott and John Wilson, and the realities of 19th century Scotland. The three perils are allegedly lo ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Edinburgh University Press (first published 1823)
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James Hogg was a Scottish poet, novelist and essayist who wrote in both Scots and English. As a young man he worked as a shepherd and farmhand, and was largely self-educated through reading. He was a friend of many of the great writers of his day, including Sir Walter Scott, of whom he later wrote an unauthorized biography. He became widely known as the "Ettrick Shepherd", a nickname under which s ...more
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