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Compiled by Holly Faith Nelson and Natalie Anne Boldt

Trinity Western University, Langley, BC

(Last Updated: March 2021)


Studies in Hogg and his World

Books, Book Chapters, Articles, and Dissertations

Alker, Sharon and Holly Faith Nelson, eds.  James Hogg and the Literary Marketplace: Scottish Romanticism and the Working-Class Author. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009.

Alker, Sharon, Leith Davis, and Holly Faith Nelson, eds. Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012.

Benchimol, Alex. Afterward. Intellectual Politics and Cultural Conflict in the Romantic Period: Scottish Whigs, English Radicals and the Making of the British Public Sphere. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010.

Benchimol, Alex, and Gerard Lee McKeever, eds. Cultures of Improvement in Scottish Romanticism, 1707-1840 (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2018).

Bilgrami, Akeel. “The Political Possibilities in the Long Romantic Period.” Studies in Romanticism 49, no. 4 (2010): 533–52.

Bohls, Elizabeth. Romantic Literature and Postcolonial Studies. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.

Brown, Ian, Thomas Clancy, Susan Manning and Murray Pittock, eds.  The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature. Vol. 2: Enlightenment, Britain and Empire (1707-1918). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007.

Calder, Angus. Byron and Scotland: Radical or Dandy? Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1989.

Carruthers, Gerard. The Edinburgh Companion to Robert Burns. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009.

———. Scottish Literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009.

———, and Liam McIlvanney, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Scottish Literature.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. [Chapters 5, 6, and 7]

Chance, Victoria J. “Susan Ferrier: Romanticism, Scotland, and the Women’s Tradition.” Doctoral dissertation, University of Tulsa, 2008.

Chandler, James. “The Politics of Sentiment: Notes toward a New Account.” Studies in  Romanticism 49, no. 4 (2010): 553–75.

Crawford, Robert, ed. The Scottish Invention of English Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

———.  “Frazer and Scottish Romanticism: Scott, Stevenson and The Golden Bough.” Sir James Frazer and the Literary Imagination. Ed. Robert Fraser. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1990.

Davis, Leith. Acts of Union: Scotland and the Literary Negotiation of the British Nation, 1707– 1830. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998.

———.  “‘Bounded to a District Space’: “Burns, Wordsworth and the Margins of English Literature.” English Studies in Canada 20, no. 1 (1994): 23–40.

———. “From Fingal’s Harp to Flora’s Song: Scotland, Music and Romanticism.” Wordsworth Circle 31, no. 2 (2000): 93–97.

Davis, Leith, Ian Duncan and Janet Sorensen, eds. Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Dawson, Deidre, and Pierre Morère, eds.Scotland and France in the Enlightenment. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2004.[See essays by Pierre Carboni, Andrew Hook, and Susan Manning.]

De Almeida, Hermione, ed. “Byron’s Scots and Byron’s Scotland.” Studies in Romanticism 47,  no. 1 (2008): 3–99.

Den Otter, Alice G. “Pests, Parasites, and Positionality: Anna Letitia Barbauld and ‘The Caterpillar’.” Studies in Romanticism 43, no. 2 (2004): 209–30.

Drake, George A. “‘Fanciful Devotion’: Ritualization in Scott’s Old Morality.” Studies in Romanticism 49, no. 1 (2010): 133–51.

Duff, David and Catherine Jones, eds. Scotland, Ireland, and the Romantic Aesthetic. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2007.

Duncan, Ian. “Authenticity Effects: The Work of Fiction in Romantic Scotland.” South Atlantic Quarterly 102, no. 1 (2003): 93–116.

———. “On the Study of Scottish Literature.” ScotLit 28 (2003). Web.

———. “Remapping Romanticism: The Scottish Question.” Townsend Papers in the Humanities (November 2006). Web.

———. “Scott, Scotland, and Romantic Nationalism.” Studies in Romanticism 40, no. 1 (2001): 3–168.

———. Scott’s Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

———. “Scottish Romanticism, World Literature: Some Reflections.” The Bottle Imp 2 (2007). Web.

———. “Walter Scott, James Hogg, and Scottish Gothic.” A New Companion to the Gothic. Ed. David Punter. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2012. 123–134.

———, and Douglas Mack, eds. The Edinburgh Companion to James Hogg. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012.

Deans, Alexander E.A.  Labouring Bodies, Feeling Minds: Intellectual Improvement and Scottish Writing, 1759-1828. Diss. University of Glasgow, 2015.

Dunnigan, Sarah. “The Enchanted Worlds of Scott, Scotland, and the Grimms.” Scotland and the 19th-Century World. Ed. Gerard Carruthers, David Goldie and Alastair Renfrew. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012.

———. “Literary Metamorphoses and the Reframing of Enchantment: The Scottish Song and Folktale Collections of R.H. Cromek, Allan Cunningham and Robert Chambers.” The Voice of the People: Writing the European Folk Revival , 1760-1914. Ed. Matthew Campbell and Michael Perraudin. London: Anthem Press, 2012.

Fang, Karen. “A Printing Devil, a Scottish Mummy, and an Edinburgh Book of the Dead: James Hogg’s Napoleonic Complex.” Studies in Romanticism 43, no. 2 (2004): 161—85.

Faubert, Michelle. “John Ferriar’s Psychology, James Hogg’s Justified Sinner, and the Gay Science of Horror Writing.” In Romanticism and Pleasure, edited by Thomas H. Schmid and Michelle Faubert. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Ferguson, Stuart. “At the Grave of the Gentile Constitution: Walter Scott, Georg Lukács and Romanticism.” Studies in Romanticism 44, no. 3 (2005): 423–37.

Fielding, Penny. Scotland and the Fictions of Geography: North Britain 1760–1830. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

———. “Chapter 7: Scotland and the North.” The Oxford Handbook of British Romanticism. Ed. David Duff. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Frey, Anne. British State Romanticism: Authorship, Agency, and Bureaucratic Nationalism. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010.

Gilbert, Suzanne. “Tradition and Scottish Romanticism.” The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Traditional Literatures. Ed. Sarah Dunnigan and Suzanne Gilbert. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.

Gribben, Crawford. “Scottish Romanticism, Evangelicalism and Robert Pollok’s The Course of Time (1827). Romanticism 21.1 (2015): 25-36.

Hewitt, Regina, ed. John Galt: Observations and Conjectures on Literature, History, and Society. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2012.

Hook, Andrew. “The French Taste for Scottish Literary Romanticism.” Scotland and France in the Enlightenment. Ed. Deidre Dawson and Pierre Morere. Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, 2004.

———, ed. The History of Scottish Literature: 1660–1800. Vol. 2 of The History of Scottish Literature. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1989.

Jenkins, Geraint H. “Romanticism, Scotland.” The Celts: History, Life, and Culture. Vol. 1. Ed. Antone Minard. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012.

Jones, Catherine. “Madame de Staël and Scotland: Corinne, Ossian and the Science of Nations.” Romanticism: The Journal of Romantic Culture and Criticism 15, no. 3 (2009): 239–53.

Kerkering, Jack. “‘We are Five-and-Forty’: Meter and National Identity in Sir Walter Scott.” Studies in Romanticism 40, no. 1 (2001): 85–98.

Lamont, Claire, ed. Romanticism’s Debatable Lands. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Lee, Yoon Sun. “Giants in the North: Douglas, the Scottish Enlightenment, and Scott’s Redgauntlet.” Studies in Romanticism 40, no. 1 (2001): 109–21.

Mack, Douglas. Scottish Fiction and the British Empire.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006.

MacLachlan, Christopher. “Review Essay: Sir Walter Scott.” Romanticism: The Journal of Romantic Culture and Criticism 16, no. 1 (2010): 94–99.

Malley, Shawn. “Walter Scott’s Romantic Archaeology: New/Old Abbotsford and The Antiquary.” Studies in Romanticism 40, no. 2 (2001): 233–51.

McCordick, David. Scottish Literature: An Anthology. Vol. 2. Aberdeen, Scotland: Scottish Cultural Press, 2002.

McKeever, Gerald Lee. Dialectics of Improvement: Scottish Romanticism, 1786-1831. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020.

———.  “Enlightened Fictions and the Romantic Nation: Aesthetics of Improvement in Long-Eighteenth-Century Scottish Writing.” Diss. Glasgow University, 2014.

———. “With wealth comes wants”: Scottish Romanticism as Improvement in the Fiction of John GaltStudies in Romanticism 55, no. 1 (2016): 69-93.

McNeil, Kenneth. Scotland, Britain, Empire: Writing the Highlands, 1760–1860. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2007.

———. Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020.

Michael, Jennifer Davis. “Ocean meets Ossian: Staffa as Romantic Symbol.” Romanticism 13, no. 1 (2007): 1–14.

Moore, Dafydd. “‘A Blank Made’: Ossian, Sincerity and the Possibility of Forgery.” In Romanticism, Sincerity, and Authenticity, edited by Tim Milnes and Kerry Sinanin. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Morrison, Robert, and Daniel S. Roberts.  Romanticism and Blackwood’s Magazine: An ‘Unprecedented Phenomenon. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

O’Halloran, Meiko. James Hogg and British Romanticism: A Kaleidoscopic Art. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2016.

Oliver, Susan. “Crossing ‘Dark Barriers’: Intertextuality and Dialogue between Lord Byron and Sir Walter Scott.” Studies in Romanticism 47, no. 1 (2008): 15–35.

Patrick, Ryan. “Celticity and Storyteller Identity: The Use and Misuse of Ethnicity to Develop a Storyteller’s Sense of Self.” Folklore 117, no. 3 (2006): 313–28.

Pittock, Murray. “Byron’s Networks and Scottish Romanticism.” Byron Journal 37, no. 1 (2009): 5–14.

———. ed. The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Romanticism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011.

———. “Hogg’s Gothic and the Transformation of Genre: Towards a Scottish Romanticism.” Studies in Hogg and his World 15 (2004): 67-75.

———. “Introduction: Scottish Romanticism.” European Romantic Review 27, no. 4 (2016): 425-31.

———. The Invention of Scotland: The Stuart Myth and the Scottish Identity, 1638 to the Present. New York, NY: Routledge, 1991.

———, ed. Robert Burns in Global Culture. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2011.

———. Scottish and Irish Romanticism. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008.

———. “Scottish, Irish and Welsh Romanticism.” In Teaching Romanticism, edited by David Higgins and Sharon Ruston. Baskingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Rieley, Honor. “Writing Emigration: Canada in Scottish Romanticism, 1802-1840.” Diss. Oxford University, 2016.

Robertson, Fiona. The Edinburgh Companion to Sir Walter Scott. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011.

Russett, Margaret. “Genuity or Ingenuity? Invented Tradition and the Scottish Talent.” In Romanticism, Sincerity, and Authenticity, edited by Tim Milnes and Kerry Sinanin. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

“Scottish Literature in the Age of Scott.” Scottish Literature in English and Scots. Ed. Douglas Gifford, Sarah Dunnigan, and Alan MacGillivray. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2002.

Shirey, Ryan Douglas. English Romanticism, Modernism, and the Scottish Renaissance. St. Louis, MO: Washington University Press, 2007.

Simmons, Clare A. “Scottish Waste as Romantic Problem.” Wordsworth Circle 31, no. 2 (2000):   89–93.

Slagle, Judith Bailey. Romantic Appropriations of History: The Legends of Joanna Bailey and Margaret Holford Hodson. Madison: Fairleigh Dickenson University Press, 2012.

Snodgrass, John C.J. “Narrating Nations, Negotiating Borders: The Scottish Romantic Novel in Blackwood’s Circle.” Diss. Texas A & M University, 1999.

Spencer, Antonia. “From Walter Scott to Cormac McCarthy: Scottish Romanticism and the Novel from the American South.” Diss Lancaster University, 2018.

———. “‘Saxon and Celtic Bloods’ Scottish Romanticism and the Celtic-Southern Thesis in William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy.” Mississippi Quarterly 72, no. 3 (2019): 351-75.

Stafford, Fiona. “Hugh Blair’s Ossian, Romanticism and the Teaching of Literature.” In The Scottish Invention of English Literature, edited by Robert Crawford. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

———. “Scottish Romanticism and Scotland in Romanticism.” In A Companion to European Romanticism, edited by Michael Ferber. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005.

Steier, Michael P. “Transgressing the Borders of English Bards and Scotch Reviewers.” Studies in Romanticism 47, no. 1 (2008): 37–52.

Stiùbhart, Domhnall Uilleam. “Highland Rogues and the Roots of Highland Romanticism.” In Crossing the Highland Line: Cross-Currents in Eighteenth-Century Scottish Writing. Glasgow: Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 2009.

Trumpener, Katie. Bardic Nationalism: The Romantic Novel and the British Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Woolner, Victoria Evelyn. Scottish Romanticism and its Impact on Early Canadian Literature. Diss. University of Glasgow, 2013.