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Articles and Chapters on Sir Walter Scott Published in 2011

An Annotated Bibliography

Adams, Edward. 'Scott’s Romantic Poems, Gibbonian Histories, and Popeian Novels', in Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2011) pp. 89-103.

Analyses how Pope and Gibbon serve as models for Scott's historiographical practice in The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Marmion, and Old Mortality. Goes on to discuss Scott's influence on Ruskin.

Ahmed, Siraj. 'History, Anachronism, Violence: Morgan's Missionary and Scott's Guy Mannering', in The Stillbirth of Capital: Enlightenment Writing and Colonial India (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011), pp. 189-222.

Alexander, Michael. 'Architecture in Historical Fiction: A Historical and Comparative Study', in Conjuring the Real: The Role of Architecture in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth Century Fiction, ed. Rumiko Handa and James Potter (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2011), pp. 67-86.

Discusses Scott throughout with particular reference to Ivanhoe.

Barnaby, Paul. 'Restoration Politics and Sentimental Poetics in A.-J.-B. Defauconpret's Translations of Sir Walter Scott', Translation and Literature, 20 (2011), 6-28.

Shows how A.-J.-B. Defauconpret's French translations of Old Mortality and Rob Roy followed a politically conservative agenda, reconfiguring Scott for a Legitimist, Catholic, post-Napoleonic readership. Political rewriting went hand in hand with an aesthetic project as Defauconpret refashioned Scott's protagonists to resemble the domestic heroes of the French sentimental novel.Yet Defauconpret inadvertently created an influential formal hybrid which not only caused the French historical novel to diverge radically from Scott's model but played a significant role in the evolution of the French realist novel.

Bell, Barbara. 'The National Drama and the Nineteenth Century', in The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Drama, ed. Ian Brown (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011), pp. 47-59.

Includes a discussion of adaptations of Scott's novels, particularly Rob Roy.

Beshero-Bondar, Elisa. 'Medieval Minstrelsy and the Female Curse on History', in Women, Epic, and Transition in British Romanticism (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2011), pp. 67-124.

Includes sections on 'Scott's Romantic Epics and the Ossianic Politics of Scottish Nationalism' (pp. 73-85) and 'Staging Female Minstrels: Baillie's Influence on Scott' (pp. 85-90). Works discussed include The Lay of the Last Minstrel, Marmion, and The Lady of the Lake.

Broomhall, Susan, and David G. Barrie. 'Changing of the Guard: Governance, Policing, Masculinity, and Class in the Porteous Affair and Walter Scott's Heart of Midlothian', Parergon, 28 (2011), 65-90.

Argues that, in contrast to eighteenth-century portrayals of the case, Scott's treatment of the Porteous Riots of Edinburgh (1736) in The Heart of Mid-Lothian was significant in bringing to prominence a paradigm in which working-class men could contribute to civic management through policing, so long as they embraced long-held notions of masculine control held by both the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century urban elite.

Buchanan, David. 'Popular Reception by Dramatic Adaptation: The Case of Walter Scott's The Heart of Mid-lothian', European Romantic Review, 22 (2011), 745-63.

Downmarket dissemination of the Waverley Novels in nineteenth-century Britain is usually considered in terms of collected editions, but adaptations for print and stage played an important role in placing Scott's fiction at the centre of contemporary social tensions. Melodramatic versions of The Heart of Mid-Lothian (1818) performed in London provide the basis for a case study describing the participation of venue, performance, and audience in successful production and reception. The involvement of commerce and politics, print and theatre, upmarket and working-class audiences indicates the importance of Scott adaptations in the study of the Waverley Novels, Romanticism, popular culture, and national identity and group formation in the 19th century.

Buchanan, David. 'Romantic Revolutions and Transnational Assemblages: The Waverley Novel in the Age of Modernity', in New Word Order: Transnational Themes in Book History, ed. Swapan Chakravorty and Abhijit Gupta (Delhi: Worldview, 2011), pp. 94-117.

Identifies national and develops transnational approaches to book history by considering thematic, formal, and material means of transmission relevant to the participation of the Waverley Novel in modern self-identity and group formation, with particular emphasis on The Heart of Mid-Lothian.

Cabajsky, Andrea. 'Plagiarizing Sir Walter Scott: The Afterlife of Kenilworth in Victorian Quebec', Novel, 44 (2011), 354-81.

Carroll, Siobhan. 'Resurrecting Redgauntlet: The Transformation of Walter Scott's Nationalist Revenants in Bram Stoker's Dracula', inVictorian Transformations: Genre, Nationalism, and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Fiction, ed. Bianca Tredennick (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), pp. 115-32.

Cave, Terence. 'Mignon as Spy: Peveril of the Peak', in Mignon's Afterlives: Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 128-34.

On Goethe's Mignon (from Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre) as a model for Fenella in Scott's Peveril of the Peak.

Çelikkol, Ayse. ‘Walter's Scott's Disloyal Smugglers’, in Romances of Free Trade: British Literature, Laissez-Faire, and the Global Nineteenth Century (Oxford: Oxford University, 2011), pp. 21-42.

Discusses Guy Mannering and Redgauntlet. An earlier version appeared in ELH, 74 (2007).

Chiu, Kang-yen. 'Reading the Subaltern in Scott', in Bonds and Borders: Identity, Imagination, and Transformation in Literature, ed. Rebecca DeWald and Dorette Sobolewski (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011), pp. 9-18.

Clacher, Moira. 'Scholarly Appreciation of Sir Walter Scott', in Living Proof: A Collection of Short Stories, ed. Peter Quinn (London: United Press, 2011), pp. 178-82.

Couderc, Gilles. 'La Jolie Fille de Perth de Bizet ou comment trahir et honorer Walter Scott', Revue LISA/LISA E-Journal, 9.2 (2011), 144-63 <> [accessed 30 July 2012]

French language article on Bizet’s Jolie Fille de Perth (1867), an operatic adaptation of The Fair Maid of Perth. Argues that, despite the extreme freedom of the libretto by Jules Adenis and Vernoy de Saint-Georges, the work pays indirect homage to Scott by rewriting scenes or situations drawn from his novel. In spite of borrowing freely from French grand opera and opéra-comique, Bizet attempts to find his own musical expression. His opera reflects aspects of Second Empire French society and the roles it assigned to women, thus pre-empting his revolutionary Carmen.

Daly, Suzanne. 'Plunder as Property: Diamonds', in The Empire Inside: Indian Commodities in Victorian Domestic Novels (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2011), pp. 61-83.

Includes (pp. 63-65) a discussion of the treatment of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan (Scott's 'Prince Tippoo Saib') in 'The Surgeon's Daughter'.

Duncan, Ian. 'The Historical Novel', in Charles Dickens in Context, ed. Sally Ledger and Holly Furneaux (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), pp. 158-65.

Includes a discussion of the Waverley Novels (pp. 158-62) with particular reference to The Heart of Mid-Lothian.

Duncan, Ian. 'The Lost Continent of British Romanticism: The Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels, Eighteenth-Century Scotland, 25 (2011), 13-16.

Duncan, Ian. 'The Trouble with Man: Scott, Romance, and World History in the Age of Lamarck', Romantic Circles: Praxis Series, Sept. 2011 (Romantic Frictions, ed. Theresa M. Kelley) <> [accessed 13 September 2011]

A discussion of Count Robert of Paris which argues that Scott's late novel turns away from national history to world history, to imagine the dissolution of the Enlightenment figure of a universal human nature.

Duncan, Ian. 'Urban Space and Enlightened Romanticism', in The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Romanticism, ed. Murray Pittock (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011), pp. 72-83.

Includes a discussion of Scott (pp. 72-76).

Duncan, Ian. 'We Were Never Human: Monstrous Forms of Nineteenth-Century Fiction', in Victorian Transformations: Genre, Nationalism, and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Fiction, ed. Bianca Tredennick (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), pp. 7-27.

Includes (pp. 12-15) a discussion of Scott with reference to Waverley and Ivanhoe.

Eckroth, Stephanie. 'Walter Scott and the Authoress: Anonymity and the Nineteenth-Century Novel Market', Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 105 (2011), 503-29.

Favret, Mary A. 'Field of History, Field of Battle', Romantic Circles: Praxis Series, Sept. 2011 (Romantic Frictions, ed. Theresa M. Kelley) <> [accessed 13 September 2011]

Includes a discussion of the 'Dedicatory Epistle' to Ivanhoe (particularly as discussed by James Chandler in his England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic Historicism (1998)).

Fetzer, Margret. 'Beyond the Textual Line: Walter Scott’s Postponing and Post-Scripting of "Authentic" Scottishness', Moving Worlds, 11.2 (2011), 86-90.

Reads Waverley and Rob Roy through Paul Gilroy's work on intercultural domination. If Scott's writing is frequently considered coextensive with the idea of Scotland, this metonymy is particularly apt as concerns the hesitant and faltering beginnings of both Scott's discourse and the story of his Scotland: his paratextual deferral of the 'real text' is symptomatic of the deferral also of 'authentic' Scottishness. As hiss numerous preliminaries and appendices discursively question not only the hierarchy of paratext over primary text and vice versa, but also the relation of English colonising subjects and Scottish colonial objects, they refuse 'to celebrate incommensurability and cheerlead for absolute identity' (Gilroy).

Fetzer, Margret. 'The Paradox of Scot(t)land: Authorship, Anonymity and Autobiography in Scott’s Redgauntlet', Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 59 (2011): 227-46.

Discusses autobiographical documents by Scott which consider physical illness and anonymity not as handicaps but as empowering to his writing. Goes on to analyse Redgauntlet which is autobiographical precisely in that it echoes these correlations of illness, incognito and authorship. Especially through his indebtedness to Scottish legends and (anonymous) oral performance, the case of Walter Scott encourages us to imagine alternative models of authorship which simultaneously undermine and supplement Roland Barthes’ manifesto of 'The Death of the Author'.

Fischer, Norman Arthur. 'The Modern Meaning of Georg Lukács' Reconstruction of Walter Scott's Novels of Premodern Political Ethics', in Georg Lukács Reconsidered: Critical Essays in Politics, Philosophy and Aesthetics, ed. Michael J. Thompson (London: Continuum, 2011), pp. 128-50.

Foster, R. F. 'National Tales and National Futures in Ireland and Scotland after 1800', in Words Alone: Yeats and his Inheritances (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 1-44.

Includes an analysis of Scott's debt to the Irish national tale as practised by Maria Edgeworth, Lady Morgan, and Charles Maturin. Also discusses Scott's visit to Ireland in 1825 and his proposals for a Scoto-Irish economic union in Letters of Malachi Malagrowther.

García Díaz, Enrique. ‘Consideraciones en torno a la ficción y la historia de la novela’, Adamar, 40 (2011) <> [accessed 30 April 2015]

Spanish-language essay on historical fiction, highlighting Scott's contribution to the genre.

García González, José Enrique. 'Waverley, ó, Hace sesenta años de Walter Scott, en traducción de Francisco Gutiérrez-Brito e Isidoro López Lapuya (¿1910?)', in Cincuenta estudios sobre traducciones españolas, ed. Francisco Lafarga and Luis Pegenaute (Bern: Berlin: Peter Lang, 2011), pp. 361-74.

On a Spanish translation of Waverley.

Gil-Curiel, Germán. ‘Walter Scott's Ambivalent Supernatural Tales’, in A Comparative Approach: The Early European Supernatural Tale: Five Variations on a Theme (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2011), pp. 57-80.

Discusses: ‘The Highland Widow’, ‘My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror’, ‘The Tapestried Chamber’, and ‘Wandering Willie’s Tale’.

Gill, Stephen. 'Where Once We Stood Rejoicing', in Wordsworth's Revisitings (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 155-78.

Focuses on Wordsworth's relations with Scott.

Goldhill, Simon. 'Lion Hunting in Scotland', in Freud's Couch, Scott's Buttocks, Brontë's Grave (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2011)

Pagination unknown; on the Scott country.

Gosta, Tamara. 'Sir Walter's Palimpsests: Material Imprints and the Trace of the Past', European Romantic Review, 22 (2011), 707-26.

For Scott, the palimpsest becomes a formal structuring principle through his use of multiple narrators to relate historical events. His narratives rely on complex editorial apparati and the use of paratexts – fictional footnotes, documentary evidence, proems and epigraphs. These unveil both his hyper-reflexive attittude towards the ability to fully represent the past, which is essentially beyond reference, and his critical engagement with historical documents and memories. Focussing on Old Mortality and Redgauntlet, this essay argues that the palimpsestic form of Scott's narrative founds and obscures Scotland's national origin.

Gottlieb, Evan. '"Almost the Same as Being Innocent": Celebrated Murderesses and National Narratives in Scott’s The Heart of Mid-Lothian and Atwood’s Alias Grace', in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives, ed. Michael Gardiner, Graeme Macdonald, and Niall O’Gallagher (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011), pp. 30-42.

Graefe, Melinda. 'Negotiations of Nostalgia: Strangeness and Xenodochy in Walter Scott's Ivanhoe', postmedieval, 2 (2011), 186-200.

Ivanhoe is on one level a novel about the futility of nostalgia, and is critical of characters who attempt to live in the past. At the same time, it evokes a powerful longing for 'Olden Times' through its representations of the medieval home. This article argues that the reflective-nostalgic figures of hospitality and home are used by Scott to engage his readers emotionally with the strange and with the idea of the stranger.

Hamnett, Brian. 'Scottish Flowering: Turbulence or Enlightenment', in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History & Fiction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 71-99.

A chapter on the Scottish contribution to the historical novel, with two sections specifically devoted to Scott: 'Themes and issues in the Waverley Novels' and 'Scott and the problem of England'. There are further extensive references to Scott throughout the monograph.

Hay, Simon. 'A Failed Modernity: The Ghost Story as the Bad Conscience of the Historical Novel', in A History of the Modern British Ghost Story (Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan), 2011, pp. 28-56.

Discusses Waverley, 'The Highland Widow', 'The Tapestried Chamber', and 'My Aunt Margaret's Mirror'.

Hill, Richard, J. 'Scott, Stevenson and Popular Visual Culture: Text and Image in Romance Writing, National Sun Yat-Sen Journal of Humanities, 30 (Jan. 2011)

Pagination unknown.

Jager, Colin. 'Literary Enchantment and Literary Opposition from Hume to Scott', in
Secular Faith, ed. Vincent Lloyd and Elliot Ratzman (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2011), pp. 168-96.

Includes a discussion of Scott's treatment of Jacobitism in Waverley. An earlier version of this article appears in Soundings, 92 (2009). See also Jager 2015.

Kelly, Stuart. 'Plot, Narrative and Artifice: Walter Scott to Thomas Pynchon via RLS', Journal of Stevenson Studies, 8 (2011), 31-48.

Includes a discussion of Scott's influence on Robert Louis Stevenson.

Lascoux, Liliane. 'La Donna del Lago de Rossini: première entrée en scène de Walter Scott dans l’opéra italien', Revue LISA/LISA E-Journal, 9.2 (2011), 118-30 <> [accessed 30 July 2012]

French-language article on Rossini's La Donna Del Lago (1819), an operatic adaptation of The Lady of the Lake. Analyses how Rossini's librettist Andrea Leone Tottola simplifies and rewrites Scott's text, modifying characters and highlighting the poem’s love interest. However unfaithful the libretto, however, Rossini's music captures the heroic and legendary spirit of Scott's original with an extended, inventive and attentive orchestration, thus indicating a decisive step in the 'Rossinian Revolution' with the development of a pastoral style, one of the bases of Romantic opera.

Levy, Lindsay. 'Scott's Early Love Poems to Williamina Belsches', Scottish Literary Review, 3.2 (2011), 45-53.

Discusses Scott's love poems to Williamina Belsches, later Lady Forbes (1776-1810), including 'The Violet' and 'To a Lady'.

Lynch, Andrew. 'Nostalgia and Critique: Walter Scott's "Secret Power"', postmedieval, 2 (2011), 201-15.

Argues that Scott's medievalist works (including Marmion, The Monastery, The Abbot, The Talisman, The Betrothed, and Ivanhoe) exhibit a ‘reflective nostalgia', which blends creative ‘nostalgic memory’ with ‘critical memory', and which stages the containment of private chivalric enthusiasm within a respect for political and military realities. Nevertheless, Scott's view of historical change as largely effected by military power also refuses to underwrite history as either providential or inherently progressive. His distinctive nostalgia asserts the lost potential of the past as a missing presence in the here and now.

Lyons, Paul K. ‘Walter Scott, Father and Grandfather’, in Brighton in Diaries (Stroud: The History Press, 2011), pp. 101-06.

On the entries in Scott's Journal recording his visits to Brighton, where one grandchild, John Hugh Lockhart, was taken for his health and where another son, Walter Lockhart-Scott, 3rd Laird of Abbotsford, was born.

McCracken-Flesher, Caroline. 'Walter Scott's Romanticism: A Theory of Performance', in The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Romanticism, ed. Murray Pittock (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011), pp. 139-49.

Discusses, in particular, The Fortunes of Nigel and The Pirate.

Mackenzie, Donald. 'Stevenson after Scott: The Case of Catriona', Journal of Stevenson studies, 8 (2011), 69-96.

On Scott's fiction as a model for Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Catriona (1893).

McKinstry, Sam. 'Sir Walter Scott, Money and the Financial Crash of 1825/6', Scottish Business and Industrial History, 26 (2011), 17-48.

McMullin, B. J. 'Sir Walter Scott: Paul's Letters to his Kinsfolk, 1816', Script & Print, 35.4 (2011), 224-31.

On conflicting bibliographical claims regarding the number of editions of Paul's Letters to his Kinsfolk published in 1816.

Manning, Susan. 'Historical Characters: Biography, the Science of Man, and Romantic Fiction', in Character, Self, and Sociability in the Scottish Enlightenment, ed. Thomas Ahnert and Susan Manning (Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. 225-48.

Includes discussions of Waverley and Quentin Durward.

Marx, John. 'The Historical Novel after Lukács', in Georg Lukács: The Fundamental Dissonance of Existence, ed. Timothy Bewes and Timothy Hall (London: Continuum, 2011), pp. 188-202.

Focuses on Lukács's reading of Scott.

Maxwell, Richard, and Katie Trumpener. 'The Romance of the Outlands: The Fin-de-siècle Adventure Story between History and Geography', Yearbook of English Studies, 41 (2011), 106-24.

A 1905 Quarterly Review essay described adventure narratives by W. H. Hudson, Conrad, Stevenson, and Lafcadio Hearn as ‘romances of the outlands’, quasidocumentary geographical fiction defined by its explorations of (frontier) space rather than by plot. This essay reads this genre against Scott's historical novel, exploring the divergent readings Scott, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Hudson, and César Aira develop around the gaucho culture of Argentina's pampas, and demonstrating how these romances, themselves occupying the borders of fiction, develop a newly localist (and politically resistant) vision of world literature, a critical alternative to the globalized capitalist economy.

Newark, Cormac. 'The Novel in Opera: Residues of Reading in Flaubert', in Opera in the Novel from Balzac to Proust (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), pp. 78-109.

Discusses the role of Lucia di Lammermoor (1835), Donizetti's operatic adaptation of The Bride of Lammermoor, in Flaubert's Madame Bovary (1856).

Nicholls, Kit . '"All Abbotsford to an acre of Poyais": Highlandry and the Revolutionary Atlantic', European Romantic Review, 22 (2011), 727-44.

Americans read Scott's Highlanders as an allegory oftheir own continuing conflict with England, and newspapers carried frequent reports about Gregor MacGregor, a Scottish adventurer who presented himself as a contemporary Rob Roy. His foundation of a new Latin American nation which he called 'Poyais' provoked responses in American newspapers, from Walter Scott and from the Noctes Ambrosianae.This transatlantic axis for Highland writing reveals a surprising relationship between the representation of national particularity and its political and economic concomitants. Highlandry, in these cases, implied both international republicanism and global finance for Romantic readers.

Peacocke, Emma . 'Facing History: Galleries and Portraits in Waverley's Historiography', European Romantic Review, 22 (2011), 187-208.

This paper investigates why Scott makes portraiture so central to his historiography in Waverley, and how he turns away from Burkean precepts to establish a historical practice to do justice to the alterity of the mid‐eighteenth century. While recent Scott criticism focuses on contextualizing Scott within the thriving genres of historical novel and national tale, this article frames questions of genre and of the representation of history in terms of the Romantic understanding of art and of galleries. A revised and expanded version appears in Peacocke's Romanticism in the Museum (2015).

Rezek, Joseph, 'Cooper and Scott in the Anglophone Literary Field: The Pioneers, The Heart of Mid-Lothian, and the Effects of Provinciality', ELH, 78 (2011), 891-916.

Rowlinson, Matthew. 'Allegory and Exchange in the Waverley Novels', Romantic Circles: Praxis Series, Sept. 2011 (Romantic Frictions, ed. Theresa M. Kelley) <> [accessed 13 September 2011]

<Argues that the indeterminate form in which Scott sold the labour embodied in his novels is allegorized in traits of the novels themselves (with particular reference to The Antiquary).

Sandner, David. 'Supernatural Modernity in Walter Scott's Redgauntlet and James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner', in Critical Discourses of the Fantastic, 1721-1831 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), pp. 107-16.

Argues that Scott and Hogg held opposing views on the purpose of the fantastic in the Romantic novel. Scott’s apparent rejection of the fantastic conserves its affect in order negatively to define rational modernity. In Redgauntlet, his fiction embraces Scotland’s commercial, post-Union present but rejects its heroic, supernatural past. Hogg, conversely, embraces the literary supernatural as a haunting, as a discredited past that rises up to make unignorable claims on the present and to reveal the necessary self-deceptions that underwrite modern subjectivity. See also Sandner 2007.

Signaroli, Simone. 'Fra i libri dell'antiquario: leggendo i romanzi di Sir Walter Scott', Misinta, 37 (2011), 19-22 <> [accessed 3 April 2012]

Italian-language article on antiquarians and bibliophiles in the Waverley Novels with particular reference to the Baron Bradwardine (Waverley), Dominie Sampson (Guy Mannering), and Jonathan Oldbuck (The Antiquary).

Simmons, Clare A. 'Scottish Lawyers, Feudal Law', in Popular Medievalism in Romantic-Era Britain (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. 167-90.

On Ivanhoe.

Simmons, Clare A. 'Taking Medievalism Home: The National Melody', in Popular Medievalism in Romantic-Era Britain (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. 57-80.

Includes a discussion of Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border.

Spencer, Mark B. 'Quentin Durward and Louis XI: Sir Walter Scott as Historian', in Defining Neomedievalism(s). II, ed. Karl Fugelso (Cambridge; Rochester, N.Y.: D.S. Brewer, 2011), pp. 43-59.

Stewart, Dustin D. 'The Lettered Paul: Remnant and Mission in Hannah More, Walter Scott, and Critical Theory', Studies in Romanticism, 50 (2011), 591-618.

Compares the influence of the Pauline letter on Hannah More and Walter Scott, with particular reference to Scott's Paul's Letters to His Kinsfolk.

Stovel, Bruce. 'Waverley and the Aeneid: Scott's Art of Allusion', in Jane Austen & Company: Collected Essays, ed. Nora Foster Stovel (Edmonton, Alta: University of Alberta, 2011), pp. 55-73

Sundmark, Björn. 'Ivanhoe and the Translation of English Children's Books into Swedish in the Nineteenth Century', in Literature, Geography, Translation: Studies in World Writing, ed. Cecilia Alvstad, Stefan Helgesson, and David Watson (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2011), pp. 120-31.

Sutherland, John. 'Walter Scott', in Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives (London: Profile Books, 2011), pp. 54-56.

Terry, Gina Opdycke. '"True views" of Scotland: Illustrated Supplements to Sir Walter Scott's Work', Scottish Literary Review, 3.2 (2011), 1-18.

Toda, Fernando. 'The Function of Linguistic Variety in Walter Scott's The Heart of Mid-Lothian', in The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Romanticism, ed. Murray Pittock (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011), pp. 190-201.

Tomko, Michael. 'Scott's Ivanhoe and the Saxon Question', in British Romanticism and the Catholic Question: Religion, History, and National Identity, 1778-1829 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), pp. 148-81.

Discusses Scott's views on Catholic Emancipation and on the relationship between religion and national identity.

Valseriati, Enrico. 'Al cospetto del diavolo zoppo: Camillo Ugoni, Giuseppe Nicolini e Walter Scott', Misinta, 37 (2011), 5-10 <> [accessed 3 April 2012]

Concerns two writers from Brescia, Italy, active in the Risorgimento movement: Camillo Ugoni (1784-1855) who met Scott in Edinburgh in 1823, and Giovanni Nicolini (1789-1855), author of a biographical sketch of Scott.

Watson, Nicola J. 'Fandom mapped: Rousseau, Scott and Byron on the Itinerary of Lady Frances Shelley', Romantic Circles: Praxis Series, Aprl 2011 (Romantic Fandom, ed. Eric Eisner) <> [accessed 13 September 2011]

Includes a discussion of Lady Frances Shelley's visit to Abbotsford in 1819.

Watson, Nicola J. 'Sir Walter Scott', in Great Shakespearans, 5. Scott, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, ed. Adrian Poole (London: Continuum, 2011), pp. 10-52.

Argues that Scott had more impact on how Shakespeare was produced and consumed across all media and across the globe in the 19th century than any other writer, for it was the new historical sensibility that Scott inaugurated and popularized that ratified the idea of Shakespeare as in and of history.

Zyrek, Edyta. 'Miedzy Byronem a Scottem: Hazlitta i Norwida refleksja nad zadaniami poety', Ruch literacki, 52 (2011), 125-39.

Discusses the views of two second generation Romantics, Cyprian Kamil Norwid (1821–83) and William Hazlitt (1778–1830) on the social and political role of the poet. Compares their comments on and assessments of the lives of Byron and Scott. Differences in their evaluations and in the tone of their comments are placed in the contexts of both their personal experience and the political situation of Poland and England.

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