Robert Chambers on James Hogg: A New Letter

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Scottish literature


Prints a previously-unpublished letter dated 1837 by the editor and scientist Robert Chambers (1802-1871), rejecting an article offered by an unknown correspondent to Chambers Journal, about the Scottish poet and novelist James Hogg (1770-1735), and discusses the reasons for the rejection, Chambers's own published essay on Hogg, and Hogg's changing reputation in the 1830s.


Scott, Patrick. "Robert Chambers on James Hogg: A New Letter." Studies in Hogg and His World 22 (2012): 70-74.

(c) Studies in Hogg and His World, 2012, The James Hogg Society.

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