"The Cape still flourishes anon": A new Club poem by Robert Fergusson

Brown, R. (2012) "The Cape still flourishes anon": A new Club poem by Robert Fergusson. Review of Scottish Culture, 24, pp. 110-125.

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This piece publishes a new textual discovery for the first time. The un-named poem by eighteenth-century Scottish poet Robert Fergusson, outlines his experience of life in Edinburgh's Cape Club, a prominent gentleman's club in the capital. This article prints the poem and offers a commentary of it, analysing Fergusson's engagement with this significant social space in eighteenth-century Edinburgh.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:Robert Fergusson, Eighteenth-Century Club Poetry, Eighteenth-Century Edinburgh
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brown, Dr Rhona
Authors: Brown, R.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Journal Name:Review of Scottish Culture
Journal Abbr.:ROSC

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