James Hogg

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James Hogg
Dee'd21 November 1835
Ither names"Ettrick Shepherd"
Thriftbard and novellist, in Scots an Inglis

James Hogg (Ettrick, 1770 – Ibidem 21 November 1835) wis a Scottish bard an novelist wha skreevit in baith the Scots an the Inglis leids.[1] As a loon he warkit as a shepherd an fairmhaan, an wis maistly self-educatit throu readin.[2] He wis a freen o mony o the great skreevners o his day, includin Sir Walter Scott, o wha he later skreevit an unauthorisit biographie.[3] He became widely kent as the "Ettrick Shepherd", a nickname unner whit some o his warks war publisht, an the character name he wis gied in the widely read series Noctes Ambrosianae, publisht in Blackwood's Magazine.[4] He is best kent the day for his novel The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner. His ither warks include the lang poem The Queen's Wake (1813), his collection o sangs Jacobite Reliques (1819), an his twa novels The Three Perils of Man (1822), an The Three Perils of Woman (1823).

Buiks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Mountain Bard (1807)
  • The Forest Minstrel (1810)
  • The Queen's Wake (1813)
  • The Pilgrims of the Sun (1815)
  • Brownie of Bodsbeck (1817)
  • Jacobite Reliques (1819)
  • The Three Perils of Man (1822)
  • The Three Perils of Woman (1923)
  • The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824)
  • Queen Hynde (1925)
  • Songs by the Ettrick Shephard (1831)
  • The Brownie of the Black Haggs (1828)
  • The Domestic Manner and Private Life of Sir Walter Scott (1834)
  • Tales and Sketches of the Ettrick Shepherd (1837)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hughes, Gillian, 1995. "James Hogg". The Literary Encyclopedia
  2. "BBC". Archived frae the original on 20 Apryle 2013. Retrieved 1 Februar 2013.
  3. Karl Miller, The Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg, 2004
  4. Hogg, James (2004). Anecdotes of Scott. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press. pp. v-vi. ISBN 0-7486-2085-0