The Reception of Ossian in Europe (The Reception of British by Howard Gaskill

By Howard Gaskill

The highbrow scope and cultural influence of British writers can't be assessed irrespective of their ecu fortunes. This number of 20 essays, ready through a world workforce of students, critics and translators, documents the ways that Macpherson's Ossian has been acquired, translated and released in several components of Europe. The Ossian poems triggered a sensation on their first visual appeal within the 1760s. certainly, there's hardly ever an enormous Romantic poet on whom they didn't make an important impact. The essays introduced jointly during this quantity discover the reception of Ossian in a variety of ecu international locations, in either literary and non-literary different types of reception and within the paintings of either person writers and nationwide literary cultures.

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Selections, tr. Ahlwardt (from the 'original Gaelic'). Extract from 'Temora', Bk VIII, tr. Ahlwardt in Neue teutsche Merkur. Russia: Extract from 'Carthon', tr. Grammatin. Scotland: P. Graham, Essay on the Authenticity of the Poems ofOssian. England: POG, including Cesarotti's dissertation on the authenticity question translated by J. M'Arthur. France: E. Johanneau, 'Notice historique sur la dispute concernant 1'authenticite des poesies ossianiques' in Memoires de I'Academic celtique. Germany: Review (by 'Zimmerman') of The Poems ofOssian, in the original Gaelic and of Ahlwardt's translation of 'Temora', Bk VII, in Tubingen j ournal Morgenblattfurgebildete Stands.

H. ofUllin'byA. E. Lulofs's poem 'Ossian, le Odyniec in Tygodnik dernier jour de sa vie, a Wilenski. 1'etoile du soir'. Sweden: Harold's Poland: E. Lubomirski's 'Kinfena and Sira', tr. bardic poem 'Groby'. N. A. Morth. Switzerland: L. A. Necker de Saussure's travelogue Voyage en Ecosse et aux lies Hebrides. Ireland: H. Campbell, 'Ossiana, or, Fingal Ascertained and Traced in Ulster' in London journal Pamphleteer. Timeline xlv Year Translations Criticism Other 1822 Netherlands: Temora, Bk I, tr.

D. Gania in Oporto journal A Peninsula. Spain: 'Carthon', tr. J. Rua Figueroa in journal Seminario pintoresco espanol. 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 Criticism Ireland: W. H. Drummond (ed. ), Ancient Irish Minstrelsy. Netherlands: W. Hofdijk's epic poem Aeddon. France: Renan, Essai sur lapoesie des races celtiques. Germany: E. Losch, 'Uber den galischen Dichter Ossian' in the Literarischer Verein in Niirnberg's Album fur 1854. Switzerland: A. Pictet, 'Les Poemes ossianiques' in Lausanne journal Bibliotheque universelle et revue suisse.

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