Walter Scott

Walter Scott, 1867–1938, Canadian journalist and political leader, b. Ontario. A newspaper editor and publisher, he became (1900) a member of the House of Commons from Assiniboia West and was instrumental in securing the creation of the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. An outstanding Liberal, he served as premier of Saskatchewan from 1905 until his retirement in 1916. He also acted as president of the council and minister of education.

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Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

The Life of Sir Walter Scott
John Macrone; Daniel Grader.
Edinburgh University Press, 2013
Walter Scott: The Critical Heritage
John O. Hayden.
Routledge, 1995
The Heyday of Sir Walter Scott
Donald Davie.
Routledge & Paul, 1961
Sir Walter Scott
John Bucham.
Coward McCann, 1932
FREE! Ivanhoe
Walter Scott.
University Publishing Company, 1899
The Bride of Lammermoor
Walter Scott; Fiona Robertson.
Oxford University Press, 1998
Waverley, Or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since
Walter Scott; Claire Lamont.
Oxford University Press, 1998
FREE! A Dictionary of the Characters in the Waverley Novels of Sir Walter Scott
M. F. A. Husband.
George Routledge and Sons, 1910
Scott's Last Edition: A Study in Publishing History
Jane Millgate.
Edinburgh University Press, 1987
Sir Walter Scott's Novels on the Stage
Albert S. Cook; Henry Adelbert White.
Yale University Press, 1927
Imperfect Histories: The Elusive Past and the Legacy of Romantic Historicism
Ann Rigney.
Cornell University Press, 2001
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 1 "Hybridity: The Case of Sir Walter Scott"
The Making of Middle English, 1765-1910
David Matthews.
University of Minnesota Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "The Last Minstrel: Walter Scott and the Decade of Romance"
Contesting the Gothic: Fiction, Genre, and Cultural Conflict, 1764-1832
James Watt.
Cambridge University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "The Field of Romance: Walter Scott, the Waverly Novels, the Gothic"
The Poetics of National and Racial Identity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
John D. Kerkering.
Cambridge University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. One "'We Are Five-and-Forty': Meter and National Identity in Sir Walter Scott"
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