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Description - The Shorter Fiction by Sir Walter Scott

Scott wrote short stories throughout his career, some included within novels, others published separately in periodicals. This collection of the stories from periodicals extends from his earliest published fiction to his last and comprises pieces from The Edinburgh Annual Register (1811), The Sale-Room (1817), Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1817-1818) and The Keepsake (1828-1831). Only three of these stories have been regularly reprinted; the other five are here made readily available for the first time. Publication in periodicals offered Scott new opportunities to explore the potential of the short story form and to demonstrate his enormous versatility as a writer of fiction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748605897
ISBN-10: 0748605894
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 23mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sir Walter Scott

Graham Tulloch is Professor of English and Dean of Humanities at Flinders University, Australia. Judy King is Research Associate in English at Flinders University, Australia.

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