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Sir Walter Scott's Woodstock By Walter Scott
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An adventurous story centering upon the escape of Charles II from England after the battle of Worcester. The work was written when misfortunes were heaping themselves upon the author: his financial... More > ruin, the death of his wife, and the grievous illness of his beloved grandson. Yet he stuck to his work and wrote Woodstock in three months.< Less
Walter Scott, kokoelma By Walter Scott
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Walter Scott, (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) hän oli kuuluisa brittiläinen kirjailija. Walter Scott, (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) hän oli kuuluisa... More > brittiläinen kirjailija. Tässä kirjassa: Ivanhoe Perth'in kaupungin kaunotar Translator: Julius Krohn Vanha tarina Montrosesta Translator: Julius Krohn Lammermoorin morsian Translator: Julius Krohn Waverley Kenilworth I (of 2) Kenilworth III-IV Talismani Romani Qventin Durward< Less
Colección Walter Scott By Walter Scott
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Sir Walter Scott, primer Baronet (Edimburgo, 15 de agosto de 1771 – Abbotsford House, Melrose, Escocia, 21 de septiembre de 1832) Fue un prolífico escritor del Romanticismo... More > británico, especializado en novelas históricas, género que creó él tal y como lo conocemos hoy. Fue conocido en toda Europa y, fue el primer autor que tuvo una verdadera carrera internacional en su tiempo, con muchos lectores contemporáneos en Europa, Australia y Norteamérica. Muchas de sus obras siguen siendo clásicos en la literatura inglesa y específicamente escocesa. Algunos de sus títulos más famosos son Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley y The Heart of Midlothian. Novelas Quintin Durward (Quintín Durward, 1823) El pirata, (1822) Robin Hood (1820) La viuda de las montañas (1827) Cuentos: La Cámara de los Tapices La historia de Willie El Vagabundo< Less
Sir Walter Scott By George Saintsbury
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SS Sir Walter Scott is a small steamship that has provided pleasure cruises and a ferry service on Loch Katrine in the scenic Trossachs of Scotland for more than a century, and is the only surviving... More > screw steamer in regular passenger service in Scotland. It is named after the writer Walter Scott, who set his 1810 poem Lady of the Lake, and his 1818 novel Rob Roy around Loch Katrine.In 1859 Loch Katrine became Glasgow's main water supply, connected by aqueducts and tunnels to the city more than 30 miles (48 km) away through a hilly landscape. The Trossachs became very popular in the Victorian era, and there were early steamship services on the loch. The Loch is surrounded by wooded mountains, and has romantic historical connections including the birthplace of the outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Sir_Walter_Scott Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Life of Sir Walter Scott By JOHN GIBSON LOCKHART
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JOHN GIBSON LOCKHART Life of Sir Walter Scott John Gibson Lockhart was born in Scotland in 1794. He received part of his education at Glasgow, part at Oxford, and in 1816 he became an advocate at the... More > Scotch bar. As one of the chief supporters of Blackwood's Magazine, he began to exhibit that sharp, bitter wit which was his most salient characteristic. In 1820 he married the eldest daughter of Sir Walter Scott, and for this reason, perhaps no one has been better qualified to write the biography of the great novelist. Lockhart's "Life of Sir Walter Scott" is a biography in the best sense of the word--one which has been ranked even with Boswell's "Johnson."< Less
Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume I. By Walter Scott
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21... More > September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.Scott's novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Scott< Less
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
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Ivanhoe is a historical novel written by Sir Walter Scott in 1819. Set in 12th-century England, Ivanhoe caused a resurgence in the popularity of the Romantic and Medieval ages. In it Scott recreates... More > the cultural conflict between the Normans and the Saxons, placing fictional characters into real historical events who interact with actual historical figures. This isn't a new concept for us today, but in the early 19th century, when history came to readers as dry facts and figures, this was hot stuff. Other 19th century historians such as Thomas Carlyle would feel the fever for this new kind of historical fiction, embodied in his retelling of the French Revolution. Ivanhoe is the story of one of the few remaining noble Saxon families amidst a domination of Norman nobility. Wilfred of Ivanhoe has fallen in love with his father's ward, Lady Rowena, and has pledged allegiance for the Norman king Richard The Lionheart; actions which caused Ivanhoe to be disinherited by his father.< Less
Rob Roy -- Volume 01 By Walter Scott
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21... More > September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.Scott's novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Scott< Less
Waverley; Or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since By Walter Scott
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21... More > September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.Scott's novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Scott< Less
The Antiquary -- Complete By Walter Scott
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21... More > September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.Scott's novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Scott< Less