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Hogg

Author : Samuel R. Delany
ISBN : 1573661198
Genre : Fiction
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One of America's most famous 'unpublishable' novels, Hogg explores America's culture of sexual violence and degneration. Delany explores his disturbing protagonist Hogg on his own turf
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Edinburgh Companion To James Hogg

Author : Ian Duncan
ISBN : 9780748655144
Genre : Literary Criticism
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James Hogg (1770-1835) is increasingly recognised as a major Scottish author and one of the most original figures in European Romanticism. 16 essays written by international experts on Hogg draw on recent breakthroughs in research to illuminate the contexts and debates that helped to shape his writings. The book provides an indispensable guide to Hogg's life and worlds, his publishing history, reception and reputation, his treatments of politics, religion, nationality, social class, sexuality and gender, and the diverse literary forms - ballads, songs, poems, drama, short stories, novels, periodicals - in which he wrote.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Private Memoirs And Confessions Of A Justified Sinner

Author : James Hogg
ISBN : BSB:BSB10265058
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Considered in turn a Gothic novel, a psychological case study of an unreliable narrator, and an examination of totalitarian thought, the ultimately unclassifiable novel is set in a pseudo-Christian world of angels, devils, and demonic possession. It has been the subject of increasing critical attention in recent years, and has received wide acclaim for its probing quest into the nature of religious fanaticism and Calvinist predestination. It is written in English, with Scots appearing mainly in dialogue.
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Crimes Of War

Author : Peter Hogg
ISBN : 9780312269548
Genre : Fiction
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Two men--one a Nazi war criminal and the other a crusading cop--lead double lives as the one man hunts the other. A first novel. 10,000 first printing.
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James Hogg

Author : Douglas Gifford
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036704505
Genre : Scotland
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Miss Hogg The American Heiress

Author : Victorine Clarisse Jones
ISBN : 0365231908
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Excerpt from Miss. Hogg, the American Heiress: A Novel Having described them, let me introduce them by name to my readers. The lady 13 Lady Montgomery, the owner of this mansion; she is a widow; has been for some years. She has a son, a captain in the army, though only twenty one years old. The little girl by her side is her niece, who has just been left an orphan, as the following conversation will show. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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James Hogg And The Literary Marketplace

Author : Holly Faith Nelson
ISBN : 9781351925754
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Responding to the resurgence of interest in the Scottish working-class writer James Hogg, Sharon Alker and Holly Faith Nelson offer the first edited collection devoted to an examination of the critical implications of his writings and their position in the Edinburgh and London literary marketplaces. Writing during a particularly complex time in Scottish literary history, Hogg, a working shepherd for much of his life, is seen to challenge many of the aesthetic conventions adopted by his contemporaries and to anticipate many of the concerns voiced in discussions of literature in recent years. While the essays privilege Hogg's primary texts and read them closely in their immediate cultural context, the volume's contributors also introduce relevant research on oral culture, nationalism, transnationalism, intertextuality, class, colonialism, empire, psychology, and aesthetics where they serve to illuminate Hogg's literary ingenuity as a working-class writer in Romantic Scotland.
Category: Literary Criticism

Highland Journeys

Author : James Hogg
ISBN : 0748624864
Genre : Fiction
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`Simple congratulations are in order at the outset, to the editors and publisher [...] of the projected Collected Works of James Hogg. It has taken a long time for Hogg to be recognised as one of the most notable Scottish writers, and it can fairly be said that the process of getting him into full and clear focus is still far from complete. That process is immeasurably helped by the provision of proper and unbowdlerised texts (in many cases for the first time), and in this the ongoing Collected Works with be a milestone [..] we have an author of unique interest, force, and originality.'Edwin Morgan, Scottish Literary Journal `Edinburgh University Press are also to be praised for the elegant presentation of the books. It is wonderful that at last we are going to have a collected edition of this important author without bowdlerisation or linguistic interference [...]. These books of Hogg have been wonderfully presented and edited. Hogg's own idiosyncratic style has been left untouched.'Ian Crichton Smith, Studies in Scottish Literature `It may take some time, but when the current Collected Works reaches its culmination, Hogg's great novel should seem a little less oddly unique, and some other astounding books [...] may receive their share of belated glory.'Liam Mcillvanney, London Review of Books `[T]he Stirling/South Carolina edition of Hogg's works is proving one of the major scholarly publishing events of the decade.' Penny Fielding, Studies in Hogg and his World `A quiet revolution in Scottish literary studies has been going on over the past 10 years. The Stirling/South Carolina research edition of the collected works of James Hogg has been steadily forcing a reassessment of one of our best-known but least-read authors.'James Robertson, The Herald Hogg left a written record of three of his many journeys to the Highlands, those of 1802, 1803 and 1804. Here he vividly depicts his experiences, including a narrow escape from a Navy press-gang, and the scene during preparations for Sacrament Day with one minister preaching in English and another in Gaelic. Hogg also explains aspects of Gaelic culture such as the waulking songs, and he describes the trade in kelp, lucrative to the landowners but back-breaking and ill-paid for the workers. Hogg had hoped to become a sheep-farmer on the Isle of Harris. At the same time he was concerned about the depopulation of the Highlands and was critical of negligent or absentee landlords. Highland Journeys makes a refreshing contribution to our understanding of early nineteenth-century travel writing. `Chastity, carnality, carnage and carnivorousness are among his favourite subjects, and dance together in his writings to the music of a divided life. [...] The later-eighteenth century was a time when [Scotland] had taken to producing writers and thinkers of world consequence. One of these - though long disregarded as such, long unimaginable as such - was Hogg.'Karl Miller, Times Literary Supplement `The Ettrick Shepherd [...] was much more comfortable to be with than James Hogg, the author of obsessive, experimental fictions which either satirised or ignored the decencies of polite letters. To some degree even these could be bowdlerised and domesticated, as many of them were in the Victorian collections of Hogg's fiction published after his death, and passed off as written by `the Ettrick Shepherd'. But one in particular, and for my money the best of them---TheThree Perils of Woman - was immediately recognised as irredeemable by its first reviewers, and until last year had never been reprinted. [...] [The new] collected edition [...] will eventually run to some thirty volumes. The first three came out last year [in 1995], and are magnificent: spaciously designed, scrupulously edited and thoughtfully introduced, with Antony Hasler's Introduction to The Three Perils of Woman especially illuminating. The two volumes published along with The Three Perils of Woman are much less disturbing than that book but immensely engaging. The Shepherd's Calendar is a volume of anecdotes and sketches or rural life in the Borders [...]. A Queer Book is a volume of poems. [...] There is a strangeness about some of these poems that recalls the self-consciousness of Hogg's best fiction.' John Barrell, The London Review of Books `Everything about the Edinburgh-Scott is clear, and coherent; when one argues with its premises, one does so at least from a position of confident understanding of their rationale. The same can be said of the exemplary Stirling/South Carolina Edition of the Collected Works of James Hogg. The case is both similar and different, here, however: a major Scottish writer whose work has never been subject to serious editorial scrutiny is being put on the map internationally (it can be no surprise that both editions have received co-sponsorship and substantial funding from the United States); in complete contrast to the Edinburgh Waverley, in Hogg's case we have a collected edition containing works some of which have never previously been reprinted, and for which there is no complex textual evolution to be encountered and negotiated. Unlike other volumes in the Stirling/South Carolina Edition, the Lay Sermons are textually very simple [...]. This is a welcome addition to the series, essential to its completeness, but not one of the most exciting of the volumes. It is hard to see it arousing the same level of critical discussion as has followed the re-publication of The Three Perils of Woman under the joint editorship of David Groves, Antony Hasler, and Douglas Mack, for example, or Gillian Hughes's previous volume, Tales of the Wars of Montrose. Even here, some of Hogg's characteristic narrative complexities surface, however. [...] It is a little hard to know what to do with such apparently wanton and provocative narratorial disturbance, the more so as it does not seem to issue in corresponding equivocation in the body of the Sermons themselves. The editor, wisely it seems to me, refrains from attempting a resolution of the inconsistency at this point; it is a notable example of the restraint and good judgment which characterizes her work, a measuredness that keeps it well clear of the strain of over-ingenious interpretation which has accompanied Hogg's just re-positioning at the centre of nineteenth-century Scottish literary-critical scrutiny over the past few years.' Susan Manning, Eighteenth-Century Scotland
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A History Of The English Language

Author : Richard Hogg
ISBN : 9781139451291
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians. In this book, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries. With an emphasis on more recent periods, every key stage in the history of the language is covered, with full accounts of standardisation, names, the distribution of English in Britain and North America, and its global spread. New historical surveys of the crucial aspects of the language are presented, and historical changes that have affected English are treated as a continuing process, helping to explain the shape of the language today. This complete and up-to-date history of English will be indispensable to all advanced students, scholars and teachers in this prominent field.
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James Hogg And British Romanticism

Author : Meiko O'Halloran
ISBN : 9781137559050
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study argues for Hogg's centrality to British Romanticism, resituating his work in relation to many of his more famous Romantic contemporaries. Hogg creates a unique literary style which, the author argues, is best described as 'kaleidoscopic' in view of its similarities with David Brewster's kaleidoscope, invented in 1816.
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Invisible Writing And The Victorian Novel

Author : Patricia Ingham
ISBN : 0719052025
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study offers readings of six Victorian novels to illustrate how texts encode assumptions and social meaning, and offers a detailed basis for the theorizing of the relationship between language and ideology.
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James Hogg

Author : Corinne de Popow
ISBN : 158112242X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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James Hogg, a Scottish writer, was the founder of the psychological novel. He perfectly understood the notions of dream and reality, the danger of the voyage in "Nancy Chilshom", the world of the illusions, the lure, madness and strangeness towards the reality of the tragedy, the kingdom of the fairies, death, the finality of art, the supernatural, the Devil and sorcery in Scotland, the Scotland-England couple: the female nation and the male devastator, the carnival of the masks and the reality of his Masonic initiation at the end of his life.
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The Art Of Alibi

Author : Jonathan H. Grossman
ISBN : 9780801877872
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In The Art of Alibi, Jonathan Grossman reconstructs the relation of the novel to nineteenth-century law courts. During the Romantic era, courthouses and trial scenes frequently found their way into the plots of English novels. As Grossman states, "by the Victorian period, these scenes represented a powerful intersection of narrative form with a complementary and competing structure for storytelling." He argues that the courts, newly fashioned as a site in which to orchestrate voices and reconstruct stories, arose as a cultural presence influencing the shape of the English novel. Weaving examinations of novels such as William Godwin's Caleb Williams, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and Charles Dickens's The Pickwick Papers and Oliver Twist, along with a reading of the new Royal Courts of Justice, Grossman charts the exciting changes occurring within the novel, especially crime fiction, that preceded and led to the invention of the detective mystery in the 1840s. -- John Sutherland, University College London
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Scottish Literature And Postcolonial Literature

Author : Michael Gardiner
ISBN : 9780748688654
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first full-length study of Scottish literature using a post-devolutionary understanding of postcolonial studies
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Zastrozzi And St Irvyne

Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
ISBN : 1551112663
Genre : Fiction
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In 1810, while still at Eton, Percy Bysshe Shelley published Zastrozzi, the first of his two early Gothic prose romances. He published the second, St. Irvyne; or, The Rosicrucian, a year later. These sensationalist novels present some of Shelley’s earliest thoughts on irresponsible self-indulgence and violent revenge, and offer remarkable insight into an imagination that is strikingly modern. This new Broadview Literary Texts edition also brings together the fragmentary remains of Shelley’s other prose fiction, including his chapbook, Wolfstein, and contemporary reviews both by Shelley and about his work.
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Electric Shepherd

Author : Karl Miller
ISBN : 0571218172
Genre : Authors, Scottish
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A dazzling portrait of the life and times of James Hogg. Electric Shepherd is a likeness of James Hogg, Scottish Borderer and international literary star, who shared an epoch and an environment with Walter Scott. His novel, the Confessions of a Justified Sinner, is one of the great works of European Romanticism. 'Miller's writing seems to breathe the air of the period so steadily and so deeply that the reader might occasionally experience a part of himself venturing forth to mingle with the multitude of personalities on display.' Andrew O'Hagan, Telegraph
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Romantic Literature And Postcolonial Studies

Author : Elizabeth A Bohls
ISBN : 9780748678754
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book examines the relationship between Romantic writing and the rapidly expanding British Empire.
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Scott S Shadow

Author : Ian Duncan
ISBN : 0691043833
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Scott's Shadow is the first comprehensive account of the flowering of Scottish fiction between 1802 and 1832, when post-Enlightenment Edinburgh rivaled London as a center for literary and cultural innovation. Ian Duncan shows how Walter Scott became the central figure in these developments, and how he helped redefine the novel as the principal modern genre for the representation of national historical life. Duncan traces the rise of a cultural nationalist ideology and the ascendancy of Scott's Waverley novels in the years after Waterloo. He argues that the key to Scott's achievement and its unprecedented impact was the actualization of a realist aesthetic of fiction, one that offered a socializing model of the imagination as first theorized by Scottish philosopher and historian David Hume. This aesthetic, Duncan contends, provides a powerful novelistic alternative to the Kantian-Coleridgean account of the imagination that has been taken as normative for British Romanticism since the early twentieth century. Duncan goes on to examine in detail how other Scottish writers inspired by Scott's innovations--James Hogg and John Galt in particular--produced in their own novels and tales rival accounts of regional, national, and imperial history. Scott's Shadow illuminates a major but neglected episode of British Romanticism as well as a pivotal moment in the history and development of the novel.
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