Blind Ossian's Fingal

Blind Ossian's Fingal


Fragments and Controversy

James Macpherson, Allan Burnett & Linda Andersson Burnett

ISBN: 9781906817558

Binding: hardback

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When James Macpherson published his translations of the poetry of Ossian, a third-century Highland Bard, they were an instant success. However, the plaudits soon gave way to controversy. Were the poems part of a great Gaelic oral tradition, or the work of Macpherson's imagination?