Walter Scott - Walter Scott Sir Walter Scott 1st Baronet FRSE(15 August 1771 21 September 1832 was a Scottish historical novelist playwright and poet

Walter Scott - Walter Scott Sir Walter Scott 1st Baronet...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Walter Scott : Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. Many of his works remain classics of both E nglish-language literature and of Scottish literature . Famous titles include Ivanhoe , Rob Roy , Old Mortality , The Lady of the Lake , Waverley , The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor . Although primarily remembered for his extensive literary works and his political engagement, Scott was an advocate , judge and legal administrator by profession, and throughout his career combined his writing and editing work with his daily occupation as Clerk of Session and Sheriff-Depute of Selkirkshire . A prominent member of the Tory establishment in Edinburgh, Scott was an active member of the Highland Society and served a long term as President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820–32). Classicists and Romanticists -differed in their views of nature. Classicism was based on the idea that nature and

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture