The Strange Case of James Hogg - The ‘Ettrick Shepherd’

  • Wednesday, 21st May 2014, 12.45-1.15pm
  • Free

Portrait Gallery (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)


The writer James Hogg can be seen as a pale ghost shadowing the bright star of Sir Walter Scott’s reputation as the pre-eminent historical novelist at the beginning of the 19th century. Senior Outreach Officer Robin Baillie, probes the uneasy relationship between the men and their contrasting versions of Scotland’s historical hangover.

No booking required: free, unticketed.

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