The poems of Ossian and related works

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Edinburgh University Press, 1996 - History - 573 pages
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This annotated edition is based on the 1765 text of the Works of Ossian, republished here for the first time in its entirety; major variants from other editions are included, together with a comprehensive descriptive register of Ossianic names. A critical introduction explains the genesis of the work and its impact and influence on Romantic culture throughout Europe.

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User Review  - simonmagus - LibraryThing

OK, it's not the greatest work in world literature, but it is great, and it did kick off the romantic revolution, inspiring Blake, Goethe, and who cares who else (everyone in that European period). a ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Ervin - Goodreads

Great collection of works and history behind the poems. I am unfamiliar with this edition,,mine is from 1842 and is beautiful,,i highly recommend this book if your lover's of poetry. Read full review


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Howard Gaskill retired in 2001 as Reader in German at the University of Edinburgh. He is editor of The Poems of Ossian and related Works (Edinburgh University Press, 1996).