A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in
the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the
author to attempt something similar respecting “her
sister and her foe,”...
The Scottish novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) is the acknowledged master of the historical novel. He was one of the most influential authors of modern times.Walter Scott was born in Edin...
Biography EssayWalter Scott was the most influential novelist in world literature. Relying on his capacious memory and drawing on medieval and Renaissance verse romance, his eighteenth-century forerun...