The Complete Works

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Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat Publishing presents to you a collection of the greatest works by Walter Scott. Contents:_x000D_ INTRODUCTION_x000D_ SIR WALTER SCOTT AND LADY MORGAN by Victor Hugo_x000D_ MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS by Robert Louis Stevenson_x000D_ SCOTT AND HIS PUBLISHERS by Charles Dickens_x000D_ WAVERLY NOVELS_x000D_ WAVERLEY_x000D_ GUY MANNERING_x000D_ THE ANTIQUARY_x000D_ ROB ROY_x000D_ IVANHOE_x000D_ KENILWORTH _x000D_ THE PIRATE_x000D_ THE FORTUNES OF NIGEL _x000D_ PEVERIL OF THE PEAK _x000D_ QUENTIN DURWARD_x000D_ ST. RONAN'S WELL _x000D_ WOODSTOCK_x000D_ THE FAIR MAID OF PERTH_x000D_ ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN _x000D_ Tales of My Landlord_x000D_ OLD MORTALITY_x000D_ BLACK DWARF_x000D_ THE HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN_x000D_ THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR _x000D_ A LEGEND OF MONTROSE _x000D_ COUNT ROBERT OF PARIS_x000D_ CASTLE DANGEROUS_x000D_ Tales from Benedictine Sources_x000D_ THE MONASTERY _x000D_ THE ABBOT_x000D_ Tales of the Crusaders_x000D_ THE BETROTHED_x000D_ THE TALISMAN _x000D_ SHORT STORIES:_x000D_ Chronicles of the Canongate_x000D_ CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE - INTRODUCTORY_x000D_ THE HIGHLAND WIDOW_x000D_ THE TWO DROVERS_x000D_ THE SURGEON'S DAUGHTER_x000D_ The Keepsake Stories_x000D_ MY AUNT MARGARET'S MIRROR_x000D_ THE TAPESTRIED CHAMBER_x000D_ DEATH OF THE LAIRD'S JOCK_x000D_ CHRISTOPHER CORDUROY_x000D_ PHANTASMAGORIA_x000D_ THE INFERNO OF ALTISIDORA_x000D_ A HIGHLAND ANECDOTE_x000D_ DEPRAVITY AMONG ANIMALS_x000D_ Translation_x000D_ GOETZ OF BERLICHINGEN, WITH THE IRON HAND_x000D_ Plays_x000D_ HALIDON HILL_x000D_ MACDUFF'S CROSS_x000D_ THE DOOM OF DEVORGOIL_x000D_ AUCHINDRANE_x000D_ Poetry_x000D_ Journal_x000D_ Letters_x000D_ PAUL'S LETTERS TO HIS KINSFOLK_x000D_ LETTERS OF MALACHI MALAGROWTHER_x000D_ LETTERS ON DEMONOLOGY AND WITCHCRAFT_x000D_ Historical Works_x000D_ TALES OF A GRANDFATHER IN FIVE VOLUMES_x000D_ THE LIFE OF JOHN DRYDEN_x000D_ THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE_x000D_ Articles_x000D_ RELIQUES OF ROBERT BURNS_x000D_ LIFE AND WORKS OF JOHN HOME_x000D_ LIFE OF KEMBLE — KELLY'S REMINISCENCES_x000D_ SALMONIA_x000D_ ON PLANTING WASTE LANDS_x000D_ ON LANDSCAPE GARDENING_x000D_ TRIAL OF DUNCAN TERIG ALIAS CLERK, AND ALEXANDER BANE MACDONALD_x000D_ BIOGRAPHIES:_x000D_ SIR WALTER SCOTT by George Saintsbury_x000D_ SIR WALTER SCOTT by Richard H. Hutton_x000D_ THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT by J. G. Lockhart _x000D_ ...


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Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) was a towering figure in the development of Scottish historical fiction. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, his affection for his country's history and landscape was reflected through his literary works. Known for his particular narrative style, which combined history with romance, Sir Walter brought the past to life with vivid characterization and elaborate description. His most prestigious contribution to literature is 'The Complete Works' which includes his renowned 'Waverley Novels'. These novels, named after his debut novel 'Waverley', created a surge of interest in Scottish culture and history and had far-reaching influence. 'Ivanhoe' and 'Rob Roy' are perhaps his most famous works, beloved for their swashbuckling adventure and nuanced portrayal of social upheaval. Scott's writings not only entertained but also provided a critical exploration of the turmoil of Scotland's past. While his style might seem archaic to some modern readers, his works remain significant for their innovative blend of history and fiction, and his profound impact on the historical novel genre. Additionally, Scott's patronage and scholarly work in collecting and popularizing Scottish ballads is also a notable aspect of his literary career. Sir Walter Scott was truly an embodiment of the spirit of Romanticism in literature, and his legacy continues to be celebrated in Scotland and beyond.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 20000 Pages

Filesize: 36.1 MB

ISBN: 8596547005032

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