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Midsummer Night Dreams and Related Poems
By James Hogg (editor), Meiko O'Halloran (contributor), Jill Rubenstein (editor) and Gillian Hughes (contributor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Edinburgh Univ Pr
Publication date February 28, 2009
Pages 235
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780748624409
ISBN-10 0748624406
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $140.00
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Midsummer Night Dreams and Related Poems comprises ten of Hogg's poems which, in very different ways, explore the visionary and supernatural, and one writer's portrayal of them, echoing the subject and title of Shakespeare's famous play. Chief among these poems is The Pilgrims of the Sun, a visionary journey which seeks to demonstrate Hogg's command not only of his native Scottish tradition of poetry but also of English and even European traditions, including those of Milton and Pope, Dante and Byron. Its counterpart is the hellish visionary journey of the weirdly brilliant 'Connel of Dee'. In another poem Hogg reflects upon the carnage of 'The Field of Waterloo'. He recounts the departure of the fairies from Scotland in 'The Gyre Caryl', and challenges the Enlightenment dismissal of the supernatural in 'Superstition'. From his dramatic sketch 'The Haunted Glen' to his commemoration of the famous comet of 1811, and from the plaintive balladry of 'The Mermaid' to the rumbustious comic delusions of 'T


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9780748624409 | details & prices | 235 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $140.00
About: Midsummer Night Dreams and Related Poems comprises ten of Hogg's poems which, in very different ways, explore the visionary and supernatural, and one writer's portrayal of them, echoing the subject and title of Shakespeare's famous play.

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