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An enquiry into the authenticity of the poems ascribed to Ossian

Shaw, William

An enquiry into the authenticity of the poems ascribed to Ossian

By W. Shaw, ...

by Shaw, William

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Published by printed for J. Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4600, no. 03.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],87,[1]p.
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16943227M

The end point of the book is an account of Johnson’s contribution to a reply William Shaw wrote to criticisms of his An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems ascribed to Ossian, a contribution that students of Johnson from James Boswell to John David Fleeman have noted, but which is given its fullest treatment here. Curley has produced a close account of these matters, the details of which are . GRAVE''S END by William Shaw ISBN: books from Pickabook.

regarding the authenticity and nature of the poems ascribed to Ossian, and particularly of that celebrated collection published by Macpherson. For the purpose above mentioned, the committee, soon after its appointment, circulated the following set of queries, through such parts of the Highlands and Islands, and among such persons residentAuthor: Luigi Speranza. See for example William Shaw, An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems Ascribed to Ossian (London: Murray, ), p. 10 Google Scholar Clement Hawes, The British Eighteenth Century and Global Critique (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, ), : Sebastian Mitchell.

Includes a facsimile of the appendix to the second edition of Shaw's An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems Ascribed to Ossian (), part of an episode in the Ossian wars that is discussed more fully (and from a very different point of view) in an essay . Significant Scots James MacPherson: and W. Shaw, A.M., author of "An Inquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian," London, There were besides these a host of others, but of lesser note. of Macpherson’s having been put in possession, in their presence, of various poems ascribed to Ossian, both oral and written;—without.


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An enquiry into the authenticity of the poems ascribed to Ossian by Shaw, William Download PDF EPUB FB2

His book, ‘An enquiry into the authenticity of the poems ascribed to Ossian’, provoked an angry response from one of James Macpherson’s friends and supporters, John Clark of Penicuik.

However, Shaw maintained his position by issuing his ‘Reply to Mr Clark’s Answer’ in “Another circumstance,” says the Doctor, “is the absence of religious ideas” – Ossian has a mythology. AN ENC^UIRY INTOTHJS AUTHENTICITY OFTHE PoemsafcribedtoOssian, ,A.M.F.S.A.

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by W. Shaw. Height: In Length: In Width: In Weight: lbsThis is a reproduction of a book published before Get this from a library. An enquiry into the authenticity of the poems ascribed to Ossian: By W.

Shaw. [William Shaw]. This edition also includes the addition of John Clark s An answer to Mr. Shaw s inquiry into the authenticity of the poems ascribed to Ossian.

A must-have for each Goethe collection. Seller Inventory # Enquiry set up Following  James Macpherson’s  death inthe Highland Society set up a committee to enquire into the authenticity of the Ossian poems. The enquiry was led by  Henry Mackenzie, one of the directors of the society and the editor of its ‘Transactions’.

Booktopia has The Poems of Ossian, &C. Containing the Poetical Works of James MacPherson, Esq. in Prose and Rhyme Volume 2 by James MacPherson.

Buy a discounted Hardcover of The Poems of Ossian online from Australia's leading online bookstore. William Shaw, An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems Ascribed to Ossian () [from 2nd edition, ] John Clark, An Answer to Mr Shaw's Inquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems ascribed to Ossian () Price: $ An Answer to Mr.

Shaw's Inquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems ascribed to Ossian. Printed after the Original. In vol. 1 of The Works of Ossian. Francfort [sic] and Leipzig: I. Fleischer, Cited by: Shaw, W. An Enquiry into the authenticity of the Poems ascribed to Ossian. Smart, J. James Macpherson. An episode in literature.

[A very clear account of the whole business.] Stern, L. Chr. Die ossianischen Heldenlieder. Zeitschrift für vergleichende Litteraturgeschichte.

Vol. VIII. Weimar, Paul Henri Mallet (–). poems, composed by Ossian, the son of Fingal; translated from the Galic language by James Macpherson.

These were published in a combined edition: The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal. And finally, in a revised edition as The Poems of Ossian.

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An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems ascribed to Ossian () A Rejoinder to an Answer from Mr. Clark on the subject of Ossian's Poems () Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson, containing many valuable Original Letters, and several interesting anecdotes, both of his literary and social connections.

NLS reader (p The Book of Clanranald). Shaw, W (), Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems Ascribed to Ossian, J. Murray ; (second edition, ) Reviewed in, "The Monthly Review", vol (December, ), pp -- Inquiry into the authenticity of the poems ascribed to Ossian.

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In the controversy with James Macpherson (–) over the authenticity of his Ossian (supposed translations), Shaw sided with Johnson, and published An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems ascribed to Ossian, London, (Dublin, ); a second edition, with a reply to John Clark's answer, was published (Londonalso Dublin), part of the reply being by Johnson.

"A Report of the committee of the Highland Society of Scotland, appointed to inquire into the nature and authenticity of the Poems of Ossian. Drawn up, according to the directions of the committee, by Henry Mackenzie, Esq., its convener, or chairman.Includes a facsimile of the appendix to the second edition of Shaw's An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems Ascribed to Ossian (), part of an episode in the Ossian wars that is discussed more fully (and from a very different point of view) in an essay Author: Luigi Speranza.Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems Ascribed to Ossian.

2nd edn. London: J. Murray, Sher, Richard B. and Smitten, Jeffrey R., eds. Scotland and America in the Age of by: