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Sir Walter Scott; the great unknown.

Author: Edgar Johnson
Publisher: [New York] Macmillan [1970]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No Scottish name is more widely known than that of Walter Scott. His country's name and fame, her bloody and heroic past, Scott celebrated to mankind. But fame so widely diffused nearly always melts into the mists of legend. Even today, the outlines of his character remain in controversy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Johnson, Edgar.
Sir Walter Scott; the great unknown.
[New York] Macmillan [1970]
(OCoLC)587229925
Named Person: Walter Scott; Walter Scott, Sir; Walter Scott; Walter Scott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Johnson
OCLC Number: 86977
Description: 2 volumes (xxvi, 1397 pages) illustrations, plan, portraits 24 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. 1771-1821 Heir and heritage ; Makin' himsell a' the time ; Minstrel of his clan ; Ascent of Helicon ; Monarch of Parnassus ; The great unknown --
Vol. 2. 1821-1832. Fame's trumpet sounding loud ; The wand shivered ; On comes the flood ; Remeid is none.

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No Scottish name is more widely known than that of Walter Scott. His country's name and fame, her bloody and heroic past, Scott celebrated to mankind. But fame so widely diffused nearly always melts into the mists of legend. Even today, the outlines of his character remain in controversy.

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