James Hogg

Standard Name: Hogg, James,, 1770 - 1835
Used Form: The Ettrick Shepherd


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Family and Intimate relationships Alice Munro
James Hogg , the Romantic-era poet known as the Ettrick Shepherd, was among AM 's forebears (as she relates in a story called No Advantages).
Munro, Alice. The View from Castle Rock. Alfred A. Knopf.
Intertextuality and Influence L. M. Montgomery
Scottish highland heritage and outsider status are issues for both of the young couple at the centre of this story. Kilmeny Gordon is born after her young mother makes a marriage which she then discovers...
Literary responses Felicia Hemans
Its appearance in Blackwood's was accompanied by critic John Wilson 's assertion, Scotland has her Baillie —Ireland her Tighe —England her Hemans.
Hemans, Felicia. “Introduction”. Records of Woman, edited by Paula R. Feldman, University Press of Kentucky, p. xi - xxxiii.
James Hogg , another contestant, praised the poem.
Hemans, Felicia. “Introduction”. Records of Woman, edited by Paula R. Feldman, University Press of Kentucky, p. xi - xxxiii.
Literary responses Felicia Hemans
Wordsworth in 1837 revised his existing Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg to include a stanza describing FH as that holy Spirit / Sweet as the spring, as ocean deep.
Wordsworth, William. The Complete Poetical Works of Wordsworth. Editor George, Andrew J., Houghton Mifflin.
Although his...
Literary responses Anna Jane Vardill
Ernest Hartley Coleridge , in guessing that James Hogg , not AJV , wrote Christobell, A Gothic Tale was paying the poem a compliment, since he was an effusive admirer of Hogg but called Vardill's...
Publishing Caroline Bowles
CB 's To the Author of 'The Shepherd's Calendar' (that is to James Hogg ) was published in Blackwood's under the initial E.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research.
116: 332
Blain, Virginia. Caroline Bowles Southey, 1786-1854. Ashgate.
Textual Features Sir J. M. Barrie
This play was influenced by Barrie's Scottish roots, by a visit to the Western Highlands (where the play is set), and by James Hogg 's poem Kilmeny. It embodies his belief that the only...
Textual Features Muriel Spark
This novel, another treatment of suffering which looks back to the book of Job,
Stannard, Martin. Muriel Spark. The Biography. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
begins when a film director, Tom Richards, falls from a crane on a film set and is taken to...
Textual Production Mary Howitt
MH and her husband, William Howitt , produced their first collaborative work in volume form: a book of poems entitled The Forest Minstrel, and Other Poems.
A different book of this title, published in...
Textual Production Emma Tennant
ET published The Bad Sister. A Novel (not to be confused with her later collection of the same title), which is based on a re-casting of James Hogg 's Confessions of a Justified Sinner, 1824.
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1 September 1810-24 August 1811: James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd, anonymously...

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1 September 1810-24 August 1811

James Hogg , the Ettrick Shepherd, anonymously published his Edinburghjournal, the Spy.

1824: James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd published...

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James Hogg , the Ettrick Shepherd published what is probably his best-known work, the novelConfessions of a Justified Sinner, a thriller which may be regarded as psychological, theological, or supernatural.


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