Walter Scott
#58 Overall Influence

Walter Scott

Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet

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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include The Lady of the Lake and the novels Waverley, Old Mortality , Rob Roy, The Heart of Mid-Lothian, The Bride of Lammermoor, and Ivanhoe.

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Bright Notes Study Guide to Ivanhoe and Other Works by Sir Walter Scott
  • Study Guide: Ivanhoe and Other Works

    As a noteworthy voice of nineteenth century literature, Scott’s writings gave way to a new and vivid telling of history into a recreation of the spirit of the time and events. Moreover, Scott captured the imagination and national pride of a generation of Europe’s politicians.

Schools

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University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#9 World Rank
Literature
#17 World Rank
History
#129 World Rank
Law