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The bride of Lammermoor

Author: Walter Scott; Fiona Robertson
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Series: The World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The plans of Edgar, Master of Ravenswood to regain his ancient family estate from the corrupt Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland are frustrated by the complexities of the legal and political situations following the 1707 Act of Union, and by his passion for his enemy's beautiful daughter Lucy. First published in 1819, this intricate and searching romantic tragedy offers challenging insights into emotional and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; Fiona Robertson
ISBN: 0192817914 9780192817914
OCLC Number: 21670788
Description: xlv, 460 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Title: The World's classics.
Responsibility: Sir Walter Scott ; edited with an introduction by Fiona Robertson.

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The plans of Edgar, Master of Ravenswood to regain his ancient family estate from the corrupt Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland are frustrated by the complexities of the legal and political situations following the 1707 Act of Union, and by his passion for his enemy's beautiful daughter Lucy. First published in 1819, this intricate and searching romantic tragedy offers challenging insights into emotional and sexual politics, and demonstrates the shrewd way in which Scott presented his work as historical document, entertainment, and work of art.

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