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Scott and Goethe; German influence on the writings of Sir Walter Scott

William Macintosh

Scott and Goethe; German influence on the writings of Sir Walter Scott

by William Macintosh

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832 -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 -- Appreciation -- Scotland.,
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 -- Influence.,
  • Historical fiction, Scottish -- German influences.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Macintosh. With a foreword by J. M. Bulloch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5340 .M3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 214 p.
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5756225M
    ISBN 100804610266
    LC Control Number71113340

    Sir Walter Scott is the most acknowledged Scottish novelist and poetmaster of the historical novel who was popular throughout much of the world in the 19th century. He still remains one of the most influential authors of modern times. His work was widely read and imitated across the whole of Europe throughout the Nineteenth-Century in particular and his influence is marked even in such writers. 1. In the edition of this poem found in Ballads and Lyrical Pieces (), the word “German” is dropped, and that of “Danish” substituted ().Goethe’s poem was inspired by the Danish ballad translated as the “Erlkönigs Tochter” [Erl-King’s Daughter] in Herder’s Volkslieder (). The reference to the other element-kings in Scott’s head-note alludes not to the.

    (William Hazlitt's Sir Walter Scott.) Here is what Sir Hugh Walpole had to write about Scott: "It is the fashion now, I know, to sneer at Scot, to declare him unread and unreadable, to laugh at his anachronisms, to be appalled by his cumbrous sentences, to shudder before his simpering heroes, to be aghast at his material view. Sir Walter Scott, the Scottish novelist, poet, historian and biographer, is often regarded as the inventor of the historical novel, who produced a wide body of literary works, having a .

    “I often wish that I could lie down and sleep without waking. But I will fight it out if I can.” So wrote one of the bravest, most inspiring men who ever lived, Sir Walter Scott. In his 56th year, failing in health, his wife dying of an incurable disease, Scott was in debt a half million dollars. A publishing firm he had invested in . Sir Walter Scott: Famous Scots Series / George Saintsbury; Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy / Andrew Lang [] Sir Walter Scott / Richard H. Hutton [] Works The "Waverley" Novels. Waverley [] Guy Mannering [] The Antiquary [] Rob Roy [] Ivanhoe [] Kenilworth [].


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Scott and Goethe; German Influence on the Writings of Sir Walter ScottAuthor: William Macintosh. Scott’s father was a lawyer, and his mother was the daughter of a physician. From his earliest years, Scott was fond of listening to his elderly relatives’ accounts and stories of the Scottish Border, and he soon became a voracious reader of poetry, history, drama, and fairy tales and had a remarkably retentive memory and astonished visitors by his eager reciting of poetry.

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSA Scot (15 August – 21 September ) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian, and The Bride of : 15 AugustCollege Wynd, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Sir Walter Scott's Waverley at is not yet old comes swirling up like so many dust motes blown off a book right at the back of an antiquarian bookseller's.

German critics (and Scott. The standard life by his son-in-law, J. Lockhart, Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott (7 vols., Edinburgh, ), left little new material for later biographers.

It was supplemented by the publication (2 vols., ) of Scott's Journal, covering the years from toand of his Familiar Letters (2 vols., ), both edited by David Douglas. Pick the best Influence Walter Scott to suit your need - We have an amazing selection of Influence Walter Scott for sale from leading brands.

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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (14 August September ) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time. In some ways Scott was the first author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers all over Great Britain, Ireland, Europe, Australia, and.

Sir Walter Scott () was born in Edinburgh, as the son of a solicitor Walter Scott and Anne, a daughter of professor of medicine. An early illness - polio - left him lame in the right leg. Six of his 11 brothers and sisters died in infancy. However, Scott grew up to be a. Start reading Walter Scott's Romane Aus dem Englischen (German Edition) on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle. Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading : Paperback. Sir Walter Scott () I'd like to dedicate the Scott section of the Victorian Web to an inspiring teacher and Scott devotee, Professor Roger Bishop of the University of Victoria, for it was he that lured me into the study of the nineteenth-century novel and inspired me to read many of Scott's novels.

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August – 21 September ) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian. Many of his works remain classics of both English-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 Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. SIR WALTER SCOTT ( - ) (Also wrote under the pseudonym Jedediah Cleishbotham) Scottish novelist, poet, short story writer, biographer, historian, critic, and editor.

An immensely popular writer of both poetry and fiction during his lifetime, Scott exerted a profound influence on early nineteenth-century European literature. Phrases coined by Sir Walter Scott. There are many sources for the phrases and sayings that colour our language.

One important source is the Bible, from which we get 'by the skin of your teeth', 'from strength to strength' and many r we view these as English phrases is debatable as the first English translation of the Bible was a thousand years or more after the writing of the.

'The Polish Reception of Sir Walter Scott', in The Reception of Sir Walter Scott in Europe, ed. Murray Pittock (London: Continuum, ), pp. Examines the 'enormous influence' of Scott on Polish Romanticism from beforewith special attention to Adam Mickiewicz and to Scott's role as reflected in Polish identity and its struggle.

Critical Essays Scott's Sense of History His story is pure fiction, his hero is imaginary. For example, it is Ivanhoe who is the hero, not Richard Coeur de Lion; the setting is as authentic as possible, and the events of history are quite accurate.

His influence on Scotland's image is unarguable. But should the novels of Sir Walter Scott – once bestsellers, now consigned to obscurity – become part of the literary mainstream once more?Author: Charlotte Higgins.

That Sir Walter Scott's works still ranked in the top three in the stocks of most Victorian lending libraries even in the final decade of the nineteenth century, that his works were considered acceptable reading for adolescents throughout the period, that Dicks Standard Plays printed thousands of cheap, pulp-paper copies of foreshortened.Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August – 21 September ) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, widely popular in the first half of the 19th century.

Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime. As adventures, Ivanhoe, and Rob Roy are very well-known, and both were made into : 15 AugustCollege Wynd, Edinburgh, Scotland.

As can be seen from the above, the personal account books of Sir Walter Scott have proved a most valuable resource. They reveal, in summary, that he was well acquainted with the techniques of bookkeeping, and as such, a personal exemplar of the degree to which accounting had permeated Scottish life by the time of the Enlightenment.