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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Walter Scott: Selected full-text books and articles

The Life of Sir Walter Scott By John Macrone; Daniel Grader Edinburgh University Press, 2013
The Heyday of Sir Walter Scott By Donald Davie Routledge & Paul, 1961
Sir Walter Scott By John Bucham Coward McCann, 1932
FREE! Ivanhoe By Walter Scott University Publishing Company, 1899
The Bride of Lammermoor By Walter Scott; Fiona Robertson Oxford University Press, 1998
Waverley, Or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since By Walter Scott; Claire Lamont Oxford University Press, 1998
Scott's Last Edition: A Study in Publishing History By Jane Millgate Edinburgh University Press, 1987
Sir Walter Scott's Novels on the Stage By Henry Adelbert White; Albert S. Cook Yale University Press, 1927
Imperfect Histories: The Elusive Past and the Legacy of Romantic Historicism By 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 By 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 By 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 By 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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