James Hogg (Hogg James)( Scottish poet and novelist, known by the nickname Etriksky shepherd, whom he called.)
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. Born in 1770 in the district Etrik (Selkirk) at the Anglo-Scottish border, . Hogg knew folk ballads and legends of the region, . W. Scott helped make songs of the Scottish border (1806-1808) and turned to local beliefs, and folklore in his works,
. Of his poetry collections are greatest singer Mountain (The Mountain Bard, 1807), Awakening of the Queen (The Queen's Wake, 1813) and Song (Songs, 1831). Hogg often reached mastery R. Burns, and original poems and texts that are processed, or writing on the old tunes.
Hogg wrote a fascinating prose, especially with the elements of the supernatural, as in the Confessions of a sinner in his own defense (The Confessions of a Justified Sinner, 1824). Very entertaining, though it is full of inaccuracies, his book Sir Walter Scott in the family (The Domestic Manners and Private Life of Sir Walter Scott, 1834). Hogg died on his farm Eltra November 21, 1835.