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The Three Perils of Man: Or War Women and Witchcraft: a Border Romance
By Graham Tulloch (editor), James Hogg, Judy King (editor) and Gillian Hughes (contributor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Edinburgh Univ Pr
Publication date September 30, 2012
Pages 558
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780748638116
ISBN-10 0748638113
Dimensions 2.25 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 2.60 lbs.
Original list price $150.00
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This is one of Hogg's longest and also one of his most original and daring works. Gillian Hughes's uncovering of the original manuscript in the Fales Library of New York University in August 2001 allows the editors to produce here a text that reflects Hogg's original intentions. Alongside the two main plots (the supernatural located at Aikwood Castle and the chivalric located at Roxburgh Castle) a series of embedded narratives provides the reader with, amongst other things, pictures of the traditional and timeless world of rural life in which Hogg had grown up and of early Scottish history. The name Sir Walter Scott (used through most of the manuscript) is restored and passages excised from the manuscript or omitted when the printed edition was prepared are included in the editorial apparatus. In several cases Hogg's more daringly explicit language has been brought back where the printed edition has bowdlerised or subdued the expression. The restoration of the name in particular makes explicit how mu


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from Edinburgh Univ Pr (September 30, 2012)
9780748638116 | details & prices | 558 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 2.25 in. | 2.60 lbs | List price $150.00
About: This is one of Hogg's longest and also one of his most original and daring works.
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from Createspace Independent Pub (September 9, 2014); titled "The Three Perils of Man Or, War, Women, and Witchcraft: A Border Romance"
9781502321466 | details & prices | 82 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.19 in. | List price $6.99
About: This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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