"The Queen's Wake" is one of the landmarks of British Romantic poetry. It focuses on the return of Mary, Queen of Scots to Scotland in 1561 to take personal rule of her kingdom after her years in France. In the poem poets and bards hold a poetic competition (a 'wake') in Holyrood Palace to welcome the Queen home. In the descriptions of the songs and the people who sing them various Scottish poets of Hogg's own period can be recognised, giving the reader a sense of the condition of poetry in Hogg's Scotland. Another key ...

The Queen's Wake; 2016, Wentworth Press

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The Queens Wake 2010, Sutton Press, Alcester

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The Queen's Wake 2005, Edinburgh University Press, New York

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