Poems of Ossian and Related Works
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Poems of Ossian and Related Works

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This is the first modern edition of all Macpherson's Ossianic poetry, including Fragments of Ancient Poetry, Fingal and Temora - as well as his accompanying prefaces and dissertations, and Hugh Blair's Critical Dissertation on the Poems of Ossian. Based on the 1765 text of the Works of Ossian, major variants from the other editions are included, together with a comprehensive register of Ossianic names.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 884.5g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Annotated
  • New
  • 0748607072
  • 9780748607075
  • 119,553

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This annotated edition is based on the 1765 text of the Works of Ossian, republished here for the first time in its entirety; major variants from other editions are included, together with a comprehensive descriptive register of Ossianic names. A critical introduction explains the genesis of the work and its impact and influence on Romantic culture throughout Europe.show more

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An extremely important book that will interest scholars working in the fields of post-colonial, feminist and cultural studies. It will also interest anyone else who is concerned to gain an accurate picture of eighteenth-century literary history. An extremely important book that will interest scholars working in the fields of post-colonial, feminist and cultural studies. It will also interest anyone else who is concerned to gain an accurate picture of eighteenth-century literary history.show more

Table of contents

Fragments of ancient poetry; Fingal; Temora; prefaces and dissertations; Hugh Blair's critical dissertation on the poems of Ossian.show more

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