Waverley (Oxford World’s Classics)

Waverley Oxford World s Classics Set during the Jacobite rising in Scotland in this novel springs from Scott s childhood recollections and his desire to preserve in writing the features of life in the Highlands and Lowlands of

  • Title: Waverley (Oxford World’s Classics)
  • Author: Walter Scott
  • ISBN: 0199538026
  • Page: 452
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  • Set during the Jacobite rising in Scotland in 1745, this novel springs from Scott s childhood recollections and his desire to preserve in writing the features of life in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland Waverley was first published anonymously in 1814 and was Scott s first novel ABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much .

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    1. I enjoyed reading Waverley as it portrays the period magnificently with the understandable conflict between the Jacobites and King George s supporters However, my surprise was enormous when I recognized very many situations which I had read in Outlander not long before.Diana Gabardon admitted using literature of the period and this is it The difficulty for the modern reader is the language, especially the Scots but the story is great An Englishman with Jacobite sympathies is caught up in the str [...]

    2. Under which king, Benvolio Speak or die Edward Waverly might not be the most complex character, and it seems too cheap to say he is relatable because of his flaws Rather, it might be the case that his youth and zeal for romance make him someone we can at least understand We ve many of us longed for heroic if necessarily doomed causes And yet Walter Scott never ridicules him In fact, he paints him in a compelling light.Edward Waverly, raised on horseback riding and romance novels, joins the milit [...]

    3. This thrilling historical fiction by Sir Walter Scott rivals any modern story ofwhich I am aware and lends itself readily to film production in current times The setting istransformative in UK history After a tumultuous episode in Scotland endingwith a narrow escape from captivity, Queen Mary opts for captivity in England byher cousin Elizabeth I, believing this to be less fatal Queen Elizabeth I commandsher court with strength attributed to her royal ancestry , assurance, wisdom andwit This UK [...]

    4. Waverly is the granddaddy of all historical romance novels It was published anonymously in 1814 in Edinburgh Its author was Sir Walter Scott 1771 1832 the famous poet Among his many lyrics were The Lady in The Lake and Marmion By 1814 his poetic star was fading while that of his rival Lord Byron was ascending into the heavenly realms of literary glory Scott decided to take up novel writing producing over twenty famous novels Waverly is the first in the Waverly novels series It is notable for man [...]

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