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Three Perils of Woman : a Series of Domestic Scottish Tales

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Both comical and horrific, The Three Perils of Woman is essentially a combination of two stories on similar themes. One is set in the Highlands following the Battle of Culloden and the other in Hogg's Edinburgh. Daring in its subject matter, the novel touches on such delicate topics as prostitution and venereal disease.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 162 x 230 x 44mm | 821.02g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • notes
  • 0748604774
  • 9780748604777

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A masterpiece... The editors provide expert guidance to a text dense with allusions and references... and a bewildering variety of languages, dialects, idiolects, proverbs, annotations, styles and genres. These volumes are beautifully produced... each comes with an introduction, notes and a glossary... It is hard to see how they could be bettered... It is wonderful that at last we are going to have a collected edition of this important author without bowdlerization or linguistic interference. The overt aim of publishing material that no one else would touch gives The Three Perils of Women, like so much of Hogg's work, a dangerous, unpredictable quality ... Elegant layout of the new scholarly edition. -- Fiona Stafford These attractive editions of Hogg's work are set directly from the original texts, and in the case of the Perils of Woman and The Shepherd's Calendar, actually represent the first ever republications of the originals. A masterpiece... The editors provide expert guidance to a text dense with allusions and references... and a bewildering variety of languages, dialects, idiolects, proverbs, annotations, styles and genres. These volumes are beautifully produced... each comes with an introduction, notes and a glossary... It is hard to see how they could be bettered... It is wonderful that at last we are going to have a collected edition of this important author without bowdlerization or linguistic interference. The overt aim of publishing material that no one else would touch gives The Three Perils of Women, like so much of Hogg's work, a dangerous, unpredictable quality ... Elegant layout of the new scholarly edition. These attractive editions of Hogg's work are set directly from the original texts, and in the case of the Perils of Woman and The Shepherd's Calendar, actually represent the first ever republications of the originals.
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About James Hogg

Antony J. Hasler is a Professor in English at Saint Louis University. The late Douglas S. Mack was formerly Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Stirling.
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9 ratings
3.22 out of 5 stars
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4 33% (3)
3 33% (3)
2 11% (1)
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