Engraving by George J. Stodart after John Watson Gordon, 1876. Courtesy The Walter Scott Digital Archive, Edinburgh University Library.
James Hogg was baptised on 9 December 1770 in Ettrick Church in Selkirkshire, Scotland, the second of the four sons of Robert Hogg (1729-1820), a former shepherd and small peasant farmer, the date of his birth going unrecorded. Hogg seems to have been particularly close to his mother, Margaret …
Hughes, Gillian. "James Hogg". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 05 November 2001
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Articles on Hogg's works
- The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
- The Spy; Being a Periodical Paper of Literary Amusement and Instruction