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Picturing Scotland through the Waverley novels : Walter Scott and the origins of the Victorian illustrated novel

Author: Richard J Hill
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2010.
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Picturing Scotland examines the genesis and production of the first author-approved illustrations for Sir Walter Scott's Waverley novels in Scotland. Richard J. Hill shows that Scott, usually seen as indifferent to the mechanics of publishing, was actually at the forefront of one of the most lucrative publishing trends, the illustrated novel. Informed by close readings and augmented by a bibliographic catalogue of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hill, Richard J., 1976-
Picturing Scotland through the Waverley novels.
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2010
(DLC) 2010010508
(OCoLC)569509024
Named Person: Walter Scott; Walter Scott, Sir.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Hill
ISBN: 9781409408512 1409408515
OCLC Number: 754794607
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1. Writing with pictures --
Chapter 2. Artistic reciprocity and authorial control --
Chapter 3. Book illustration and the manipulation of literary genres --
Chapter 4. Conception of illustrated Waverley novel: mechanics of mass-media --
Chapter 5. William Allan: Scott's illustrator --
Chapter 6. Reconstructing the tolbooth: Alexander Nasmyth and The heart of midlothian.
Responsibility: by Richard J. Hill.
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Examines the genesis and production of the first author-approved illustrations for Sir Walter' "Scott's Waverley" novels in Scotland.  Read more...

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