1st Edition

Blackwood's Magazine, 1817-25, Volume 2 Selections from Maga's Infancy

    Contextualizes and annotates the influential, scandalous, and entertaining texts which appeared in the "Blackwood's Magazine" between 1817 and 1825. This title features a detailed general introduction, volume introductions and endnotes, providing the reader with an understanding of the origins and early history of "Blackwood's Magazine".

    Introduction James Hogg, ‘Tales and Anecdotes of the Pastoral Life’ (I, April 1817; May 1817; June 1817) James Hogg, John Gibson Lockhart and John Wilson, ‘Translation from an Ancient Chaldee Manuscript’ (II, October 1817) Walter Scott, ‘Narrative of a Fatal Event’ (XII, March 1818) John Gibson Lockhart, ‘Christian Wolf, A True Story. – From the German’ (III, September 1818) Daniel Keyte Sandford, ‘A Night in the Catacombs’ (IV, October 1818) James Hogg, ‘The Shepherd’s Calendar’ (V, April 1819; May 1819) J. H. Merivale, ‘Tales from the Cloister’ (VII, May 1820) John Galt, ‘The Ayrshire Legatees; or, The Correspondence of the Pringle Family. No. VI’ (VIII, December 1820) John Galt, ‘The Steam-Boat; No. VI. Or, The Voyages and Travels of Thomas Duffle, Cloth-merchant in the Saltmarket of Glasgow’ (X, August 1821) Thomas Doubleday, ‘Shufflebotham’s Dream’ (VIII, October 1820) John Howison, ‘The Florida Pirate’ (IX, August 1821) James Hogg, ‘The Shepherd’s Calendar. Class Second.’ (XIII, June 1823) Henry Thomson, ‘The Confessions of a Footman’ (XIV, November 1823) Caroline Bowles, ‘On Churchyards’ (XV, April 1824) William Maginn, ‘The Suicide’ (XVI, August 1824) Caroline Bowles, ‘Chapters on Churchyards, Chapter IV’ (XVI, September 1824) David Macbeth Moir, ‘Wonderful Passage in the Life of Mansie Wauch, Tailor’, ‘Still Farther Portions of the Autobiography of Mansie Wauch, Tailor’ (XVI, October 1824; XVIII, October 1825)