James Hogg

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James Hogg (Ettrick, 1770 – Ibidem 21 November 1835) wis ane Scottish bard an’ novelist fa skreevit in baith the Scots an’ the Englis leids.[1] As ane loon he warkit as ane shepherd an’ fairmhan’, an wis maistly self-educatit throu readin.[2] He wis ane frien o’ mony o the great skreevners o’ his day, includin Sir Walter Scott, o’ fa he later skreevit ane unauthorizit biographie.[3] He became widely kent as the "Ettrick Shepherd", ane nickname unner fit some o’ his warks war publishit, an’ the character name he wis gied in the widely read series Noctes Ambrosianae, publishit 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
  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