Sir Walter Scott

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British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)

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Glasgow City Council said: "These are standard repair and maintenance works on the Sir Walter Scott statue, column and base.
A new edition of Waverley by Sir Walter Scott, edited by Claire Lamont and Kathryn Sutherland, will be released on 9 April 2015, Oxford University Press, the publishing department of Oxford University revealed on Tuesday.
Although Sir Walter Scott was the first author to be compared to Shakespeare, the works of Charles Dickens, George Eliot and Thomas Hardy all share important parallels with ShakespeareAEs original works.
There will be special events commemorating the great storytellers and thinkers of Edinburgh, including Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and John Fee.
SIR WALTER SCOTT is the last horse from our original list in April to make his seasonal debut.
vvCelebrated novelist, playwright and poet Sir Walter Scott attended Kelso Grammar School in 1783 and said of the town: "It is the most beautiful if not the most romantic village in Scotland.
Price includes Private coach travel from your local area Three nights' bed and cooked breakfast Two three-course evening meals Return journey on the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway Visits to Edinburgh, Aberfoyle and Gretna Green Ticket to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo Circular cruise on the SS Sir Walter Scott Great Highland Railways 28 April & 29 September 2014 7 days from PS499 This is a Highland experience like no other, taking you beyond the roads and crowds to witness parts of the Highlands missed by many.
Esta leyenda la invento Thomas Fuller varios anos despues de la ejecucion de Raleigh, y se hizo celebre por la novel a Kenilworth (1821) del escritor escoces sir Walter Scott.
The chairman of the Sir Walter Scott Club hopes to restore the popularity of a man who virtually invented the historical novel, and in doing so encourage the abridging of his other books.
A rare Victorian album containing the signatures of William Wordsworth, Sir Walter Scott, Charles I and Queen Victoria could sell for up to pounds 2,000 when it goes under the hammer next month.
Immortalised and romanticised by Sir Walter Scott in his early 19th century novel, Kenilworth is probably one of the finest ruined castles to be seen in Britain today.
The film does quote Sir Walter Scott, though - ``Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive'' - which is supposed to refer to what the characters do and not to the silly plot.
Prof Riley-Smith, of Cambridge University, says the story relies on a romanticised view of the Crusades put forward by Sir Walter Scott in his book, the Talisman.
Shaw is most noted for his work on Sir Walter Scott and, more specifically, Scott' s Waverley novels.
Readers with a literary bent will find references to Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns, and other well-known authors.