Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He was the eldest of the eight children kim kardashian sex vido to John Lang, the town clerk of Selkirk, and his wife Jane Plenderleath Sellar, who was the daughter of Patrick Sellar, factor to the first duke of Sutherland. He died of angina pectoris at the Tor-na-Coille Hotel in Banchory, Banchory, survived by his wife. He was buried in the cathedral precincts at St Andrews, where a monument can be visited in the south-east corner of the 19th century section.
Lang is now chiefly known for his publications on folklore, mythology, and religion. Lang extensively cited nineteenth- and twentieth-century European spiritualism to challenge the idea of his teacher, Tyler, that belief in spirits and animism were inherently irrational. Lang used Tyler’s work and his own psychical research in an effort to posit an anthropological critique of materialism. Lang’s writings on Scottish history are characterised by a scholarly care for detail, a piquant literary style, and a gift for disentangling complicated questions. This was a reprint of several articles that appeared in the St Leonards Magazine that Lang edited at St Andrews University. Papers by Eminent Contributors’, seven short parodies of which six are by Lang. With an English translation by W.