Guy Mannering by Walter ScottGuy Mannering by Walter Scott

Guy Mannering

byWalter ScottEditorP. D. GarsideIntroduction byJane Millgate

Paperback | November 25, 2003


Guy Mannering is an astrologer who only half-believes in his art. Instead he places his faith in patriarchal power, wealth and social position. But the Scotland of this novel is a nation in which the old hierarchies are breaking down and Guy must learn the limits of the nabob's authority in a society in which each social group—from gypsies and smugglers, to Edinburgh lawyers, landowners and Border store farmers—lives by its own laws.

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Walter Scott (1771-1832) was born and educated in Edinburgh. He is credited with establishing the form of the historical novel. Claire Lamont is a professor of English Romantic Literature at University of Newcastle and series editor for Walter Scott in Penguin Classics. P. D. Garside (editor) is a reader in English at University of Wal...
Title:Guy ManneringFormat:PaperbackPublished:November 25, 2003Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014043657X

ISBN - 13:9780140436570

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