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The following biographical, bibliographical, and critical works have been used in the construction of the Works pages of this site and are essential reference tools for anyone researching Scott's writings:

  • Cairns, John W., 'A Note on The Bride of Lammermoor: Why Scott Did Not Mention the Dalrymple Legend until 1830', Scottish Literary Journal, 20.1 (1993), 19-36.
  • Clark, Arthur Melville, Sir Walter Scott: The Formative Years (Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1969)
  • Corson, James Clarkson, A Bibliography of Sir Walter Scott: A Classified and Annotated List of Books and Articles Relating to His Life and Works, 1797-1840 (Edinburgh; London: Oliver and Boyd, 1943)
  • Garside, P. D., 'Dating Waverley's Early Chapters', The Bibliotheck, 13 (1986), 61-81.
  • Garside, P. D., 'Popular Fiction and National Tale: Hidden Origins of Scott's Waverley', Nineteenth-Century Literature, 46 (1991), 30-53.
  • Grierson, Herbert, Sir, Sir Walter Scott, Bart. A New Life, Supplementary to and Corrective of, Lockhart’s Biography (London: Constable, 1938)
  • Hayden, John O. (ed.), Scott: The Critical Heritage (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970)
  • Jackson, Richard D., 'Scott, Melrose and Saint Ronan's Well', Scott Newsletter, 37 (2000), 8-23.
  • Jackson, Richard D., 'Scott, Saint Ronan's Well, and the Haliburtons', Scott Newsletter, 38 (2001), 15-17.
  • Johnson, Edgar, Sir Walter Scott: The Great Unknown (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1970)
  • Lockhart, J. G., Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. (Edinburgh: R. Cadell, 1837-38)
  • Millgate, Jane, Walter Scott: The Making of the Novelist (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1984)
  • Scott, Walter, Sir, The Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels, ed. David Hewitt (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1993- )
  • Scott, Walter, Sir, The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, Bart., ed. W.E.K. Anderson (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972)
  • Scott, Walter, Sir, The Letters of Sir Walter Scott, ed. H.J.C. Grierson (London: Constable, 1932-37)
  • Scott, Walter, Sir, Waverley, or, ’Tis Sixty Years Since, ed. Claire Lamont (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981)
  • Todd, William. B., and Ann Bowden, Sir Walter Scott: A Bibliographical History, 1796-1832 (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998)

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