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Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Nationality: Scottish
Periods: British: 19th Century

Novelist and poet of the romantic period, derived much material from Scottish history and legend

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The Antiquary

The Black Dwarf

The Heart of Mid-lothian



St. Ronan's Well


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Criticism about Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott
This lengthy analysis of the author's life and work includes sections on "The Scottish literary revival of the eighteenth century", "His German studies; Ballad poetry", "The Lady of the Lake", "Scott and Byron", "His treatment of love" and "The influence of his work."
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: T. F. Henderson
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume XII: English, The Romantic Revival, The Nineteenth Century, I
Some Observations About Hawthorne's Women
An essay examining Hawthorne's portrayal of women in his works, and the reasoning behind it. Also contains references to Sir Walter Scott's ground-breaking portrayal of women in The Heart of Midlothian.
Contains: Criticism, Commentary, Bibliography
Author: Barbara Ellis
From: Women in Literature and Life Assembly (WILLA) Ellis, Barbara. (1993). Some observations about Hawthorne's women. WILLA, Volume II, 13-18.

Biographical sites about Sir Walter Scott

The Life of Scott
An book-length nineteenth century biography of Sir Walter Scott.
Contains: Full Bio
Author: J. G. Lockhart
From: Scots Teaching And Research Network, University of Glasgow
The Walter Scott Digital Archive
Site includes vast amount of material, covering author's biography, papers, bibliography, e-texts, and more.
Contains: Obituary, Timeline, Pictures, Awards, Criticism, Bibliography, Works List, Works Available
Author: Paul Barnaby
Keywords: walter scott digital archive
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