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" Edinburgh in 1760 under the title Fragments of Ancient Poetry, Collected in the Highlands of Scotland and translated from the Gaelic or Erse Language. "
The Language and Literature of the Scottish Highlands - Page 198
by John Stuart Blackie - 1876 - 331 pages
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Ossianic Controversy: A Lecture Delivered to the Greenock Highland Society

John M'Pherson (of Gaelic Parish.) - 1873 - 15 pages
...prevailed iipon to undertake the duty of translation, and several pieces were published in the year 1760, under the title " Fragments of Ancient Poetry, collected in the Highlands of Scotland." These " Fragments " having obtained much public favour, Macpherson was prevailed upon, by Dr Blair...
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The language and literature of the Scottish Highlands

1876
...crystallise round the plain of Troy and the rock of Ithaca ; if only the Pisistratus, then he must he content with the lesser praise of having collected...the Edinburgh literary circle, who, with hopeful 1 Macpherson's first literary publication, The Highlander, a Poem in Six Cantos, was published in the...
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JAMES MACPHERSON

BAILEY SAUNDERS - 1894
...of some sixteen pieces- In June^ l76QJbhese were published at " ~ Edinburgh in a small thin volume, under the title Fragments of Ancient Poetry collected in the Highlands of Scotland and translated from the Galic or Erse Language. Blair superintended their production ; and, as the...
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The Medieval Revival and Its Influence on the Romantic Movement

R. R. Agrawal - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 291 pages
...together to bring Celtic poetry into public light."6 The publication of his Ossianic poems in 1760 under the title, Fragments of Ancient Poetry, collected in the Highlands of Scotland, and translated from the Gaelic or Erse Language, was one of the most important literary events of the...
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Rhetoric, Cultural Studies, and Literacy: Selected Papers from the 1994 ...

Rhetoric Society of America. Conference, John Frederick Reynolds - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 198 pages
...that he claimed to have collected in the Highlands and translated. These were published in Edinburgh under the title Fragments of Ancient Poetry collected in the Highlands of Scotland and translated from the Gaelic or Erse Language. The volume included a preface by Blair (78-79), and...
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Dictionary of Celtic Religion and Culture

Bernhard Maier - Religion - 2000 - 338 pages
...and Belles Lettres at Edinburgh University, and on his initiative they were published in July 1760 under the title Fragments of Ancient Poetry, Collected in the Highlands of Scotland. The encouraging reception accorded to this book prompted M., after journeys in the Highlands, to publish...
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Celtic Spirituality

Thomas O'Loughlin - Religion - 1999 - 550 pages
...countries themselves. In 1760 James Macpherson published a collection of his own compositions with the title Fragments of Ancient Poetry, Collected in the Highlands of Scotland, and Translated from the Gaelic or Erse Language. These poems, attributed to the Gaelic bard Ossian,...
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The Moving Text: Localization, Translation, and Distribution

Anthony Pym - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 220 pages
...anterior distributions are imaginary (cf. Toury 1995:40-52). When, for instance, a text was published with the title Fragments of Ancient Poetry Collected in the Highlands of Scotland, and Translated from the Gaelic or Erse Language (1760), the moments of distribution ("collected in...
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German-American historical review, Volume 13

Germans - 1914
...upon him, and Macpherson translated some sixteen pieces. These were published in Edinburgh in 1760 under the title Fragments of Ancient Poetry, Collected in the Highlands of Scotland and translated from the Gaelic or Erse Language. Blair wrote the preface. The book was immediately...
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