Reference Entry

Scott, Sir Walter (1771-1832), poet and novelist

David Hewitt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24928

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Early years and education | 1792-1797: the young advocate and marriage | 1798-1802 and Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border | 1802-1814: Scott as editor | 1802-1817: Scott as poet | 1802-1814: family life | 1806-1814: business and politics | 1814-1831: Scott the novelist | 1802-1831: Scott as critic | 1812-1825: Abbotsford | 1812-1826: public life | 1826: the crash | 1826-1832: final years | Scott's reputation

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Subjects: biography ; history

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