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Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)

Scott, Sir Walter. The celebrated Scotch novelist and poet; born in Edinburgh, Aug. 15, 1771; died at Abbotsford, Sept. 21, 1832. He wrote: ‘The Chase’ (1796), comprising translations from the German; ‘Goetz of Berlichingen’ (1799), a translation from Goethe; ‘Apology for Tales of Terror’ (1799); ‘The Eve of St. John: A Border Ballad’ (1800); ‘Ballads’ (1801); ‘Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border’ (1802–3); ‘Lay of the Last Minstrel’ (1805); ‘Ballads and Lyrical Pieces’ (1806), reprints of various poems; ‘Marmion’ (1808); ‘Life of Dryden’ (no date); ‘The Lady of the Lake’ (1810); ‘Vision of Don Roderick’ (1811); ‘Rokeby’ (1813); ‘The Bridal of Triermain’ (1813); ‘Waverley’ (1814); ‘Life of Swift’ (1814), prefixed to Works; ‘The Lord of the Isles’ (1815); ‘Guy Mannering’ (1815); ‘Paul’s Letters to his Kinsfolk’ (1815); ‘The Antiquary’ (1816); ‘Tales of my Landlord, Collected and Arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham: The Black Dwarf, Old Mortality’ (1817, really 1816); ‘Harold the Dauntless’ (1817); ‘The Search after Happiness’ (1817); ‘Rob Roy’ (1818); ‘Tales of my Landlord, 2d series: Heart of Midlothian’ (1818); ‘Tales of my Landlord, 3d series: The Bride of Lammermoor, A Legend of Montrose’ (1819); ‘Description of the Regalia of Scotland’ (1819); ‘Ivanhoe’ (1820); ‘The Monastery’ (1820); ‘The Abbot’ (1820); ‘Kenilworth’ (1821); ‘Account of George III.’s Coronation’ (1821); ‘The Pirate’ (1822); ‘Halidon Hill’ (1822); ‘The Fortunes of Nigel’ (1822); ‘Peveril of the Peak’ (1822); ‘Quentin Durward’ (1823); ‘St. Ronan’s Well’ (1824); ‘Redgauntlet’ (1824); ‘Tales of the Crusaders: The Betrothed, The Talisman’ (1825); ‘Thoughts on the Proposed Change of Currency’ (1826); ‘Woodstock’ (1826); ‘Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French, with a Preliminary View of the French Revolution’ (1827); ‘Chronicles of the Canongate: The Two Drovers, The Highland Widow, The Surgeon’s Daughter’ (1827); ‘Tales of a Grandfather’ (1st series, 1828; 2d series, 1829; 3d series, Scotland, 1830; 4th series, France, 1830); ‘Chronicles of the Canongate, 2d series: St. Valentine’s Day; or, The Fair Maid of Perth’ (1828); ‘My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror,’ ‘The Tapestried Chamber,’ and ‘The Laird’s Jock,’ in the Keepsake (1828); ‘Religious Discourses, by a Layman’ (1828); ‘Anne of Geierstein’ (1829); ‘History of Scotland’ (1830); ‘Demonology and Witchcraft’ (1830); ‘House of Aspen,’ in the Keepsake (1830); ‘Doom of Devorgoil; Auchindrane, or the Ayrshire Tragedy’ (1830); ‘Essays on Ballad Poetry’ (1830); ‘Tales of my Landlord, 4th series: Count Robert of Paris, Castle Dangerous’ (1832); and many articles for the Edinburgh and Quarterly reviews, historical essays, etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).