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Walter Scott The Highland Widow


Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. The story of "The Highland Widow" takes place near the river Awe in Argyllshire during the Seven Years War, and tells the story of the widow, Elspat MacTavish. She lives alone with her son, Hamish, hoping that one day he will continue his father's path and become one of the Highland caterans. However, the boy has different plans for life, which inevitably leads to the confl ict with his mother.

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Walter Scott A Legend of Montrose


Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. This historical novel tells the story of author's most famous character, Sir Dugald Dalgetty of Drumthwacket and his involvement in the fight of Montrose during the English Civil War. The narrative moves dramatically from Dalgetty's unflinching encounter with the Duke of Argyll to his escape from Inveraray Castle, and then to the battle of Inverlochy.

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Walter Scott The Fair Maid of Perth


Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. Inspired by the story of the Battle of the North Inch, "The Fair Maid of Perth" is set in Perth, Saint John's Town, and several other parts of Scotland in the early fifteenth century. It tells the story of Catharine Glover, the fair maid of the title and the daughter of a local glovemaker. While being in love with Henry Gow, the armorer, she also catches the eye of the Duke of Rothesay. When Gow interrupts an attempted abduction, he becomes drawn into royal intrigues and highland feud.

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Walter Scott The Lady of the Lake


Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. "The Lady of the Lake" is one of the most famous narrative poems of the nineteenth century. It consists of six cantos, describing three exciting plotlines: the contest among Roderick Dhu, James Fitz-James, and Malcolm Graeme for the love of Ellen Douglas; uneasy relations between King James V and James Douglas; and the war between the Lowland and the Highland clans of Scotland.

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Walter Scott The Bride of Lammermoor


Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. The historical novel "The Bride of Lammermoor," set in in the Lammermuir Hills, Scotland, tells the story of tragic love. In an attempt of vengeance, Edgar Ravenswood falls in love with his enemy's daughter, Lucy Ashton. However, fate is cruel, and this union entails terrible consequences for both. The story is based on real events, which Walter Scott had heard in his childhood.

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Walter Scott The poetical works. Vol. 1


Полный вариант заголовка: «The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott, baronet : Vol. 1. Minstrelsy : in 10 volumes».

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W. Scott The Monastery


Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, and playwright. Although he was an advocate and legal administrator by profession, Scott is most famous for his great literary works and activities in the Royal Highland Society. "The Monastery" is a historical novel that takes place during the Scottish Reformation in the middle of the sixteenth century. The wonderful love story between three heroes, Glendinning boys, and Mary Avenel, closely intersects with events in the country that threaten the very existence of the Monastery of Kennaquhair.

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Walter Scott The history of Schotland. Vol. 2


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Walter Scott The history of Schotland. Vol. 1


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The Highland Widow by Walter Scott - Goodreads

Reading or examining this Walter Scott's writing from a psychological perspective is well worth since the main character, Elspat MacTavish - highland widow - has fluctuating emotional feelings, thoughts, and behaviours toward her son, Hamish Bean.

Walter Scott - Wikipedia

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSA Scot (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian.

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Sir Walter Scott: The man who 'invented' Scotland - The ...

SIR Walter Scott is often credited with single-handedly inventing Scotland’s national image. The closer you inspect his legacy, the more water this bold claim holds.

The Last Minstrel: Sir Walter Scott and the Highland ...

Walter Scott led the way in an open carriage to rapturous applause; then came the trumpeters, yeoman cavalry, grenadiers, dragoons, soldiers from various Highland regiments and the Scots Greys, heralds, grooms, archers: then the Knight Marischal, the Barons of Exchequer, and the Lords of Justiciary and Sessions in their scarlet robes, the White Rod, Lord Lyon Depute, the Lord High Constable—and then the King.

The Highland Widow (Chronicles of the ... - Walter Scott

'The Highland Widow' was written between 9 July 1826 and 25 June 1827 and published as the first tale in Chronicles of the Canongate, First Series, on 30 October 1827. For further information on its compositional history click here .

The Betrothed and The Highland Widow by Walter Scott ...

1903. 559 pages. No dust jacket. Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. B&W photographs. Some internal hinge cracking. Light tanning and foxing to text pages with light tanning and foxing to endpapers, paste-downs and text edges. Photographs have ligh

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But then I had a guide and cicerone, almost equal to Greatheart in the Pilgrim's Progress, in no less a person than Donald MacLeish, the postilion whom I hired at Stirling, with a pair of able-bodied horses, as steady as Donald himself, to drag my carriage, my duenna, and myself, wheresoever it was my pleasure to go.

Walter Scott – Wikipedia

Sir Walter Scott, 1. Baronet FRSE (* 15. August 1771 in Edinburgh; † 21. September 1832 in Abbotsford) war ein schottischer Dichter, Schriftsteller, Verleger und Literaturkritiker.

Chronicles of the Canongate - Wikipedia

The first series of Chronicles of the Canongate was published in Edinburgh on 30 October 1827 and in London on 5 November. Scott revisited the collection in August and early September 1831, providing it with brief introductory material and notes and introducing a few textual changes.

The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott, Bart The Highland ...

Klappentext The Waverley Novels by Sir Walter Scott, Bart The Highland Widow is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1860.

Sir Walter Scott | Scottish Tartans Authority

Sir Walter Scott 15 August 1771 - 21 September 1832 . We are grateful to Wikipedia from which we have plundered and précised the following brief biography of Walter Scott.

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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (14 August 1771-21 September 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time. In some ways Scott was the first author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers all over Great Britain, Ireland, Europe, Australia, and North America.

Scotland's image-maker Sir Walter Scott 'invented English ...

Sir Walter Scott: he is said to have invented a raft of English stereotypes. Photograph: Corbis The novels of Sir Walter Scott are now – in England, at least – almost unread. It is hard to ...

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