The Poetic Mirror, or The Living Bards of Britain
James Hogg (1770-1835) was a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays. He wrote in both Scots and English and is best known today as the author of the Gothic novel, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner. The volume on offer here is a collection of satirical poems that Hogg wrote about the great authors of British Romanticism, including one for himself. Contents: The Guerilla (Lord Byron); Epistle to R. S***** (Walter Scott); Wat o' the Cleuch (Scott); The Stranger (William Wordsworth); The Flying Tailer (Wordsworth); Fames Rigg (Wordsworth); The Gue Greye Katt (James Hogg); Isabelle (S. T. Coleridge); The Cherub (Coleridge); Peter of Barnet (Robert Southey); The Curse of the Laureate, carmen Judiciale ((Southy); The Morning Star, or the Steam-Boat of Alloa (J. Wilson); Hymn to the Moon (Wilson); and "The Stranded Ship (Wilson).
- Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: 1817
- Place Published: London
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
275 p. 17 cm. Leather binding. Front board detached. Spine head chipped. Bookplate for Lord Ashburton on front pastedown. Light foxing & pencil marks on endpapers. Text pages clean and unmarked.