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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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Our pages on these individual works by Sir Walter Scott

The Antiquary

The Black Dwarf

The Heart of Mid-lothian

Ivanhoe

Redgauntlet

St. Ronan's Well

Waverley

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Criticism about Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott
http://www.bartleby.com/222/index.html#1
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
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Some Observations About Hawthorne's Women
http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/old-WILLA/fall93/k-ellis.html
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.
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Biographical sites about Sir Walter Scott

The Life of Scott
http://www2.arts.gla.ac.uk/SESLL/STELLA/STARN/prose/WSCOTT/LIFE/contents.htm
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
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The Walter Scott Digital Archive
http://www.walterscott.lib.ed.ac.uk/
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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