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Ivanhoe
By Sir Walter Scott

Ivanhoe

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Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott

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IVANHOE (1819) 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140436587
ISBN-10: 0140436588
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott (1771-1832) was born and educated in Edinburgh. He trained as a lawyer and later entered the printing business. He published several volumes of poetry and turned down the offer of the laureateship before concentrating on fiction. He is credited with establishing the form of the historical novel and the short story. Graham Tulloch is a Reader in English at Flinders University, South Australia. He has published several books on Scott.

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