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Published: 09 March 2017

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780198794820

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Walter Scott and Fame

Authors and Readers in the Romantic Age

Robert Mayer

  • A fresh perspective on the fascinating career of Walter Scott, which rewrites Scott's part in three lines of historical inquiry: authorship, reading, and fame
  • Written in clear, accessible prose
  • Draws on an important and underexplored archive of correspondence
  • Establishes Scott's links with contemporaries including Byron, Edgeworth, Southey, and Wordsworth

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