Walter Scott and the Historical Imagination

Walter Scott and the Historical Imagination

by David Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138649156
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/13/2017
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel Series
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Author’s note; Chronology of the Waverley Novels; Introduction; 1 Waverley 2 Guy Mannering 3 The Antiquary 4 Old Mortality 5 Rob Roy 6 The Heart of Midlothian 7 The Bride of Lammermoor 8 Redgauntlet; 9 Historical authenticity in the Waverley Novels; Scott’s Dedicatory Epistle to Ivanhoe ‘Manners’ and historical authenticity Characterisation in the Waverley Novels; 10 Scott’s outlook on history; Scott’s ‘historicism’ The failure to depict contemporary society; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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