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Title:Ivanhoe
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Publisher:Penguin Books
ISBN:0140436588
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Number of Pages:544
Category:Classics, Fiction, Historical fiction, Adventure, Literature, Historical

Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Ivanhoe i Ivanhoe i was the first of Scott s novels to adopt a purely English subject and was also his first attempt to combine history and romance which later influenced Victorian medievalism Set at the time of the Norman Conquest Ivanhoe returns from the Crusades to claim his inheritance and the love of Rowena and becomes involved in the struggle between Richard Coeur de Lion and his Norman brother John The gripping narrative is structured by a series of conflicts Saxon versus Norman Christian versus Jew men versus women played out against Scott s unflinching moral realism

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The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Bride of Lammermoor, Rob Roy, The Talisman, Kenilworth, Robin Hood (Grandes Aventuras), The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Ivanhoe, Quentin Durward
A kindly heart had brave Fitz James Fast poured his eyes at pity s claims And now with mingled grief and ire He saw the murdered maid expire God in my need be my relief As I wreak this on yonder Chief from The Lady of the Lake Wildly successful with readers and critics on both sides of the Atlantic when it was first published in this is Scott s renowned romantic poem about love and honor amidst a bitter rivalry between King James V and the powerful Douglas clan of the Scottish Highlands This revised edition published in features an extensive introduction that places Scott and his writings in historical and literary context as well as explanatory notes study guides and suggested selections for class or book group readings Scottish novelist and poet SIR WALTER SCOTT a literary hero of his native land turned to writing only when his law practice and printing business foundered Among his most beloved works are Rob Roy and Ivanhoe American writer WILLIAM VAUGHN MOODY served as co editor of the Harvard Monthly and assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago He authored several verse plays books of poetry and histories and criticisms of English literature, Scott s i tour de force i of family intrigue has two heroes Francis Osbaldistone dispatched in disgrace from London joins his foxhunting cousins at their ancestral seat in Northumberland His suspicions of villainous Rashleigh Osbaldistone and the request of Diana Vernon the cousin whom Francis loves draw in Scott s other hero the brave bitter Highlander and enigmatic outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor br br Set on the eve of the Jacobite rising of i Rob Roy i in some ways the quintessential English Scottish encounter does not give up its secrets until the very last page Few novels can match it for suspense and narrative daring and in the swirl and colour of its characters we can agree with Hazlitt Sir Walter has found out oh rare discovery that there is no romance like the romance of real life, This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process Though we have made best efforts the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide, No description available