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Sir Walter Scott

  • Brian Martin
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Part of the Macmillan Anthologies of English Literature book series (AEL)

Abstract

The nineteenth-century cleric and critic, John Keble, thought Scott, ‘the noblest of all poets in our own day,’ and regretted that Scott had given up writing poetry in the belief that Byron outshone him. It is as a novelist that Scott is now primarily known.

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