Scott, Globalisation and Race: father of ‘imperial romance’ or silent supporter of abolitionism? TAGS: | | When discussing what topics in relation to Walter Scott would be interesting and relevant to reflect upon at the beginning of my internship, one of the themes that was highlighted …Continue reading →

Five Sites Every Walter Scott Fan Should Visit in Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | It’s hard to visit Edinburgh’s historical Old and New Towns without spotting something relating to Walter Scott. Be it the vivid Scott monument, or the winding Georgian streets, much of …Continue reading →

Seeing Scott through a Gendered Lens TAGS: | | | | | ‘Also read again, and for the third time at least, Miss Austen’s very finely written novel of Pride and Prejudice. That young lady had a talent for describing the involvement …Continue reading →

The Industrial World: Scott’s Vision TAGS: | | | | ‘We have accumulated in huge cities and smothering manufacturies the numbers which should be spread over the face of a country and what wonder that they should be corrupted? We …Continue reading →

Balls, Bridgerton and Betrothals: Walter Scott Meets High Society TAGS: | | | “The gentlemen, according to the fashion of the times, indulged, for the most part, in deep draughts of the richest wines, while the ladies, prepared for the ball which always …Continue reading →

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