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The Queen's wake : a legendary poem

Author: James Hogg; Douglas S Mack
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2004.
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"The Queen's Wake is one of the landmarks of British Romantic poetry. It focuses on the return of Mary, Queen of Scots to Scotland in 1561 to take personal rule of her kingdom after her years in France. In the poem poets and bards hold a poetic competition (a 'wake') in Holyrood Palace to welcome the Queen home. In the descriptions of the songs and the people who sing them various Scottish poets of Hogg's own period
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hogg, James, 1770-1835.
Queen's wake.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)761224169
Named Person: James Hogg; Mary, Queen of Scots; James Hogg; Königin 1542-1587) Maria (Schottland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hogg; Douglas S Mack
ISBN: 0748616179 9780748616176
OCLC Number: 51993102
Description: cxiii, 470 p. : ill., 1 port. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; The Queen's Wake (1813); The Queen's Wake (1819); Note on the Text; Notes; Glossary
Responsibility: James Hogg ; edited by Douglas S. Mack ; with an essay on the illustrations by Meiko O'Halloran and a glossary by Janette Currie.
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