Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Three Perils of Woman” as Want to Read:
The Three Perils of Woman
Commentators once dismissed Perils of Woman as a bad book because it trampled on the flowerbeds of early-nineteenth-century decorum; they now acclaim it a masterpiece for the very same reason, reading subversive craft in the place of oafishness.' Ian Duncan, Studies in Hogg and his World'Both stories [of The Three Perils of Woman] are generically diverse, self-consciously ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Edinburgh University Press
(first published 1823)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-14 of 14)
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 ...moreMore about James Hogg...