A Legend of Montrose

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Sprache - Englisch

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A Legend of Montrose takes place during the Earl of Montrose's Highland campaign on behalf of King Charles I. The story deals with a love triangle between Allan M'Aulay, his friend the Earl of Menteith, both members of Montrose's army, and Annot Lyle, a young woman who has been brought up by the M'Aulays since being captured as a girl.

About the Author

Sir Walter Scott, born on August 15, 1771, in Edinburgh, Scotland, is celebrated as a towering figure in the development of historical fiction. His profound impact on the literary landscape of the early 19th century has been marked by his adept fusion of fact and fiction, bringing historical periods to vivid life. Scott's education at Edinburgh High School and later Edinburgh University laid the foundational knowledge of history and literature which influenced his literary creations. 'A Legend of Montrose', one of his lesser-known works, was published in 1819, exhibiting his characteristic narrative flair through an enthralling tale set during the English Civil War. This novel, like many of Scott's works, weaves together meticulously researched historical detail with intriguing fictional elements, embodying the essence of the Romantic Movement's fascination with the past. Scott's literary style is marked by rich description, engaging dialogue, and a deep understanding of human character and society. His masterpieces include 'Ivanhoe', 'Rob Roy', and 'The Lady of the Lake', all of which contributed to his reputation as a premier storyteller and earned him the honor of baronetcy in 1820. Throughout his prolific career, he shaped the historical novel genre, influencing countless writers, and remains a seminal figure in the canon of Scottish and English literature. Scott passed away on September 21, 1832, in Abbotsford, but his legacy endures through his enduring contributions to literature and cultural understanding.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 224 Pages

Filesize: 856.7 KB

ISBN: 8596547752370