Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 April 2007

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780748626069

Bookseller Code (06)

Walter Scott and Modernity

Andrew Lincoln

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Explains the historical, political and aesthetic significance of Scott's 'Tory scepticism'
  • Considers the relationship between Scott's interests and twentieth-first-century debates about nation, empire, community, identity and state legitimacy
  • Includes detailed analyses of three of Scott's most influential poems
  • Offers detailed, and carefully historicised interpretations in an accessible style