Quentin Durward, Tenth of the Waverley Novels [NOOK Book]

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Historical novel, originally published in 1823. Set in France and Belgium in 1468. According to Wikipedia: "Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771 - 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time. In some ways Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers all over Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of ...
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Quentin Durward, Tenth of the Waverley Novels

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Overview

Historical novel, originally published in 1823. Set in France and Belgium in 1468. According to Wikipedia: "Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771 - 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time. In some ways Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers all over Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of The Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000741771
  • Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
  • Publication date: 4/14/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

J. H. Alexander is senior lecturer in English at the University of Aberdeen.

G. A. M. Wood is senior lecturer in English at the University of Stirling.

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Table of Contents

Introduction| 0 Walter Scott vii
Historical Background of Quentin Durward xxi
Hints and Questions for the Study of Quentin Durward xxvi
Collateral Reading References xxx
Tabular View of Scott's Life and Works xxxi
Quentin Durward 1
Scott's Introduction 479
Notes 489
Vocabulary 527
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