The Collected Works of Allan Ramsay
These are the webpages of the AHRC-funded project to produce a multi-volume edition of Allan Ramsay's works, a monograph on Edinburgh in the first age of Enlightenment, and a range of other activities, relating to both Allan Ramsay the elder (1684-1758) and the younger (1713-84). Here you will find interactive material, plans, updates, news, and information on the team. We hope you enjoy the site, and please do follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages (below) for more regular updates.
The Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Works of Allan Ramsay will be published in six volumes. The General Editor is Murray Pittock. The Edinburgh University Press webpage for the Edition can be found here.
Volume 1: The Gentle Shepherd edited by Steve Newman and David McGuinness (2022).
Volume 2: Poems, Part 1: 1721 & 1728 edited by Rhona Brown (due 2023).
Volume 3: Poems, Part 2: Uncollected & Dubia edited by Rhona Brown (due 2023).
Volume 4: The Tea-Table Miscellany edited by Murray Pittock and Brianna E Robertson-Kirkland (due 2023/24).
Volume 5: Prose edited by Rhona Brown and Craig Lamont (due 2024).
Volume 6: The Ever Green edited by Murray Pittock and James J. Caudle (due 2024/25).
Please follow the link for an Additional Collation note for vol. 1
Edinburgh's Enlightenment 1680-1750
The Royal Society Edinburgh funded project on Ramsay's Edinburgh