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Scott, Walter 1771-1832

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Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Book )

3,271 editions published between 1033 and 2018 in 47 languages and held by 17,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of the Saxon knight Ivanhoe in 1194, the year of Richard the Lion-Hearted's return from the Third Crusade
The Lady of the lake by Walter Scott( Book )

1,193 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 6,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lady of the Lake marked the pinnacle of Walter Scott's popularity as a poet, with record-breaking sales and ecstatic reviews which helped spread his fame far beyond Britain. A fictional work set during the reign of James V and featuring an astonishing range of themes, from political conflict, feud and mystery to love, loss and reconciliation, The Lady of the Lake is a key work of the romantic movement which swept Europe by storm in the early nineteenth century."--Amazon website
Kenilworth. With a port, of the author, pictures, of contemporary scenes and drawings reproduced from early editions together with an introd. and captions by Walter Scott( Book )

1,074 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 6,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and romances of the court of Elizabeth I of England are brought to live in vivid detail
Rob Roy by Walter Scott( Book )

961 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 22 languages and held by 5,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By turns thrilling and comic, Rob Roy contains Scott's most sophisticated treatment of the Scottish Highlands as an imaginary space where the modern and the primitive come together. Newly edited from the 'Magnum Opus' text of 1830, this edition includes full explanatory notes and a critical introduction exploring the originality and complexity of Scott's achievement
Quentin Durward by Walter Scott( Book )

1,184 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 23 languages and held by 5,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel, set in 15th century France, about a young knight of the Scottish Guards who saves the King's life in a boar hunt and wins the hand of his beautiful daughter, Isabella
The heart of Midlothian by Walter Scott( Book )

758 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Heart of Mid-Lothian is precisely focused on the trials for murder of John Porteous and of Effie Deans in 1736 and 1737. Yet it is a chronicle - Scott's only chronicle - which spans the eighty years of the life of David Deans, whose death takes place in 1751. It is the most complex of all Scott's narratives. It is also the most challenging in that it raises in an acute fashion the problem of a judicial system that does not produce justice. Scott places this fundamental issue in its immediate political context, in history as represented by the life of Deans, and alongside the justice of Providence as perceived by his daughter Jeanie, the greatest of Scott's heroines." "This edition of The Heart of Mid-Lothian provides a new text established in accordance with the tried policies and practices of the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels, and in its annotation treats comprehensively the novel's historical, legal, religious and cultural sources."--Jacket
The talisman by Walter Scott( Book )

831 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Kenneth, prince royal of Scotland is a knight in disguise on the Third Crusade where he witnesses the Saladin's use of a healing talisman to cure the ills of Richard the Lionhearted
The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott, with the author's introduction and notes by Walter Scott( Book )

740 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight illustrations by Corbould. Edward H. Butler, English and Mathematics prize, December 1863
The bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott( Book )

549 editions published between 1819 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the early 18th century, the children of enemies fall in love, but find their happiness is not to be--Novelist
The lay of the last minstrel by Walter Scott( Book )

573 editions published between 1805 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The object of this edition is to provide the text of the Lay of the Last Minstrel as originally published, illustrated with annotations and supplementary documents. The Lay is what might be described as an "information-rich" poem and as such a good candidate for digital presentation. Scott illustrated the first edition with glosses and copious notes which are presented here as part of the primary document. To these are added supplemental annotations from four nineteenth-century editors
Old mortality by Walter Scott( Book )

557 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First publisher in 1816. Publisher in the Penguin English Library 1975
Marmion : a tale of Flodden Field by Walter Scott( Book )

531 editions published between 1807 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poem tells how Lord Marmion, a favourite of Henry VIII of England, lusts for Clara de Clare, a rich woman. He and his mistress, Constance De Beverley, forge a letter implicating Clara's fiancé, Sir Ralph De Wilton, in treason. Constance, a dishonest nun, hopes that her aid will restore her to favour with Marmion. When De Wilton loses the duel he claims in order to defend his honour against Marmion, he is obliged to go into exile. Clara retires to a convent rather than risk Marmion's attentions. Constance's hopes of a reconciliation with Marmion are dashed when he abandons her; she ends up being walled up alive in the Lindisfarne convent for breaking her vows. She takes her revenge by giving the Abbess who is one of her three judges documents that prove De Wilton's innocence. De Wilton, having returned disguised as a pilgrim, follows Marmion to Edinburgh where he meets the Abbess, who gives him the exonerating documents. When Marmion's host, the Earl of Angus is shown the documents, he arms De Wilton and accepts him as a knight again. De Wilton's plans for revenge are overturned by the battle of Flodden Field. Marmion dies on the battlefield, while De Wilton displays heroism, regains his honour, retrieves his lands, and marries Clara. --Wikipedia.com
The antiquary by Walter Scott( Book )

659 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The third of Sir Walter Scott's acclaimed Waverley Novels, a series that included Rob Roy and Ivanhoe, The Antiquary is set in Scotland in the last years of the eighteenth century and centers around Jonathan Oldbuck, the antiquary, the closest to a self-portrait of any of Scott's characters."--BOOK JACKET. "The passionate lover, a familiar character to readers of Sir Walter Scott, is here represented by Lovell, who relentlessly pursues the woman he hopes to marry. The antiquary is a constant commentator on the characters and their actions, always at hand to provide his opinionated version of the story."--BOOK JACKET. "While the reader may be swept up in the exciting plot, The Antiquary is a book that is not to be hurried; it has come to be appreciated for its rich description of a bygone age. This fine new edition of the book, restoring the original version drawn directly from Scott's manuscript, is accompanied by a critical essay, as well as annotations and a comprehensive glossary by a prominent scholar in the field."--BOOK JACKET
Waverley by Walter Scott( Book )

403 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first 'historical novel' in English, Waverley (1814) is set at the time of the Jacobite rising of 1745. Edward Waverley, a young English soldier in the Hanoverian army, is sent to Scotland. He visits a Jacobite laird in the Lowlands of Perthshire, and then makes his way into the Highlands, where he meets a chieftain and his clansmen. Before long Waverley is caught up in the Jacobite cause, offering his allegiance to Prince Charles Edward Stuart, and to the dauntless Flora Mac-Ivor. The hero's journey of self-discovery takes place in a country torn by civil war, as the political outlook of the eighteenth century meets the older social organization of the Highlands in violent confrontation. --Publisher
Guy Mannering by Walter Scott( Book )

357 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of 18th century Scotland filled with lawlessness, smuggling and a gypsy's curse in Galloway
The fortunes of Nigel by Walter Scott( Book )

527 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Well versed in the political literature of the period, Walter Scott drew a detailed picture of London in the early 17th century while charting the effects of Scottish influx into the English capital; the ambitions and fears of the incomers and the suspicion they aroused. The complex web of political (and sexual) intrigue, and especially of all-important financial dealings and double-dealings, is traced with a master's hand." "No Scott novel has a more memorable cast of characters. King James heads them, with his childish irresponsibility and elusive character; a would-be Solomon and father of his country, theological disputant, prurient bisexual. But not far behind are jeweller George Heriot, clockmaker Davie Ramsay, courtier Sir Mungo Malagrowther, servant Richie Moniplies and many vivid minor characters."--BOOK JACKET
The pirate : in three volumes by Walter Scott( Book )

481 editions published between 1821 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of notorious pirate John Gow, The Pirate takes place on the island of Shetland around the year 1700. The shipwrecked Captain Cleveland's arrival sets off a bitter conflict with the son of a reformed pirate, and their rivalry for the affection of a local woman sets off a series of tragic events
The black dwarf by Walter Scott( Book )

204 editions published between 1822 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1816 Scott had written three successful novels and the public was clamoring for more. In a change of direction Scott set out to write four "tales" illustrating the manners and customs of Scotland, to be issued together as Tales of My Landlord. The first of these, The Black Dwarf is a novella set in Liddesdale in the Scottish Borders. It is 1708; in the aftermath of the Union of Scotland and England a group of Jacobites plots the restoration of the Stuart monarchy and Scottish independence. Against this turbulent backdrop of nationalist passions and cross-border feuding, a gothic tale of love and danger unfolds. At its center is the grotesque figure of the mysterious and solitary Black Dwarf who symbolically frees the heroine Isabella Vere from a violent, patriarchal past, and helps her choose a peace-loving Scottish laird as her husband
Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott( Book )

112 editions published between 1827 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles of the Canongate is unique among Scott's works as it is his only collection of shorter fiction. It contains his best-known tales, 'The Highland Widow' and 'The Two Drovers', and a third, less well known but of startling originality, 'The Surgeon's Daughter'. The three are set within the framing narrative of Chrystal Croftangry, an old bankrupt with pretensions to literature, who must inevitably be seen as a portrait of the artist facing up to his own insolvency in 1826." "Tales in a framework have a long ancestry in European and Oriental literature, and in Chronicles of the Canongate Scott adapts the genre with consummate skill. Each of the stories and Croftangry's narrative may be read independently, but together they constitute a themed work in which the narrator treats of the cultural conflicts in the new Britain and its growing empire in the thirty years from 1756."--BOOK JACKET
Sir Walter Scott; the great unknown by Edgar Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Scottish name is more widely known than that of Walter Scott. His country's name and fame, her bloody and heroic past, Scott celebrated to mankind. But fame so widely diffused nearly always melts into the mists of legend. Even today, the outlines of his character remain in controversy
 
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Abbotsford Knight 1771-1832

Author of "Waverley," "Ivanhoe," &c., 1771-1832

Author of «Waverley», The

Author of «Waverley» The 1771-1832

Autor des Waverley.

Cleisbotham, Jedediah

Cleisbotham, Jedediah 1771-1832

Cleishbotham, Jedediach.

Cleishbotham , Jedediah

Cleishbotham Jedediah 1771-1832

Cleishbotham, Jedediah 1771-1832 Pseudonym von Walter Scott

Cleishbotham, Jedediah, pseud.

Cleishbotham, Jedediah [pseud.] 1771-1832

Cleishbotham, Jedediah Pseudonym von Walter Scott 1771-1832

Cleishbotham, Jedediath 1771-1832

Cleishbotham pseud

Clutterbuck, Cuthbert [pseud.] 1771-1832

Croftangry, Chrystal [pseud.] 1771-1832

Gualterus Scott

Layman 1771-1832

Littlejohn , Hugh

Lockhart , John Hugh

Malagrowther, Malachi.

Malagrowther Malachi 1771-1832

Malagrowther, Malachi 1771-1832 Pseudonym von Walter Scott

Malagrowther, Malachi Pseudonym von Walter Scott 1771-1832

Pattieson, Peter [pseud.] 1771-1832

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Paul 1771-1832

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Sir Walter Scott

Skot, Valʹter.

Skot, Valter 1771-1832

Skot, Volter

Skot, Walter 1771-1832

Skôṭa, Vālṭara, 1771-1832 Sara

Skôṭa, Vālṭara, Sara, 1771-1832

Skoti, Uolter 1771-1832

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Skūt, Waltir

Somnambulus

Somnambulus 1771-1832

Somnambulus 1771-1832 Pseudonym von Walter Scott

Somnambulus Pseudonym von Walter Scott 1771-1832

Ssu-ko-tʿe

Ssu-ko-tʻe 1771-1832

Ssu-ko-tʿe, Wa-erh-tʿe

Ssu-ko-tʻe, Wa-erh-tʻe, 1771-1832

Sukotsu 1771-1832

Sukotto 1771-1832

Templeton, Laurence

Templeton, Laurence, 1771-1832

Templeton, Lawrence, 1771-1832

Vālṭara Skôṭa 1771-1832

Valter Skott

Valters Skots

Verfasser des Waverley.

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W.S 1771-1832

W. S. 1771-1832 (Walter Scott)

W.S. (Walter Scott), 1771-1832

Wa-erh-tʿe Ssu-ko-tʿe

Wa-erh-tʻe Ssu-ko-tʻe 1771-1832

Walter Scott

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Walter Scott escritor del Romanticismo británico

Walter Scott, Louis Joseph

Walter Scott poète et écrivain écossais

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"Waverley," "Ivanhoe," &c., Author of, 1771-1832

Worutaru Sukotto 1771-1832

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Вальтер-Скотт 1771-1832

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וולטר סקוט

סקאט, וואלטער

סקאט, וואלטער, 1771־1832

סקאט, ולטר, 1771-1832

סקוט, וולטר

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סקוט, ולטר, 1771-1832

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سكوت، ولتر، السير، 1771-1832

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والتر سكوت

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वाल्टर स्कट

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ওয়াল্টার স্কট

ਵਾਲਟਰ ਸਕਾਟ

စကော့ဆာဝေါ်လတာ

უოლტერ სკოტი

스코트, S. W. 1771-1832

스코트, 써 월터 1771-1832

스코트, 월터 써 1771-1832

스코트, 윌터

스콧, 월터 1771-1832

스콧트, 월터 1771-1832

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ウォルター・スコット

スコット

スコット, ウォルター

スコット, オルタル

スコット, オルタル (ソル)

スコット, サー・ウォルター

ヲルタル・スコット 1771-1832

沃尔特·司各特

[英]華特・司各特

[英]司各特

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The Lady of the lakeKenilworth. With a port, of the author, pictures, of contemporary scenes and drawings reproduced from early editions together with an introd. and captionsRob RoyQuentin DurwardThe heart of MidlothianThe talismanThe bride of LammermoorThe lay of the last minstrel