The Bride of Lammermoor

Paperback | September 14, 2008

byWalter ScottEditorFiona Robertson

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The plans of Edgar, Master of Ravenswood to regain his ancient family estate from the corrupt Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland are frustrated by the complexities of the legal and political situations following the 1707 Act of Union, and by his passion for his enemy's beautifuldaughter Lucy. First published in 1819, this intricate and searching romantic tragedy offers challenging insights into emotional and sexual politics, and demonstrates the shrewd way in which Scott presented his work as historical document, entertainment, and work of art.

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The plans of Edgar, Master of Ravenswood to regain his ancient family estate from the corrupt Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland are frustrated by the complexities of the legal and political situations following the 1707 Act of Union, and by his passion for his enemy's beautifuldaughter Lucy. First published in 1819, this intric...

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.98 inPublished:September 14, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199552509

ISBN - 13:9780199552504

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IntroductionNote on the TextSelect BibliographyA Chronology of Sir Walter ScottScott's NotesAppendix: The Bride of Lammermoor and Scottish HistoryEditor's NotesGlossary