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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
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
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
Quentin Durward By Walter Scott
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Tales from Benedictine Sources: Illustrated By Walter Scott
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Tales from Benedictine Sources (1820) is a pair of novels by Walter Scott consisting of The Abbot and The Monastery. The novels have only slight connections with one another, for example, both... More > feature the Avenel family, and have monastic themes and titles.< Less
The Fortunes of Nigel By Walter Scott
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Set at the end of the reign of James VI and I, The Fortunes of Nigel is among Walter Scott's richest creations in its political insight, range of characterization, and linguistic virtuosity. Well... More > versed in the political literature of the period, Scott draws a detailed picture of London in the early seventeenth century while charting the effects of the Scottish influx into the English capital, the ambitions and fears of the newcomers, and the suspicion they aroused. The complex web of political intrigue and financial double-dealings are traced with a master's hand. Steeped in Jacobean drama, this tale shows Scott revelling in the linguistic riches of the age.< Less
Anne of Geierstein By Walter Scott
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The novel is set shortly after the battle of Tewkesbury (1471), in which the Yorkist king Edward IV had finally defeated the Lancastrian party. Along with The Fair Maid of Perth, Anne of Geierstein... More > was Scott's most commercially successful novel after 1825. Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), began his career writing narrative poetry, and later re-launched his career as a novelist. Deriving most of his material from his native Scotland, its history and its legends, Scott invented and mastered what we know today as the historical novel.< Less
rob roy By Walter Scott
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The 'Scottish Robin Hood' , Scott's stunning tale of outlawry, magnanimity, adventure, horsemanship and excitement set in the Scottish highlands. Callender Scott library