The Life of John Dryden
SECT. I. Preliminary remarks on the Poetry of
England before the Civil
Wars—­The Life of Dryden from his Birth
till the Restoration—­...
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...