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Pages on Particular
Works by Scott
For pages which discuss more than one work, see Online
Essays and Criticism.
Walter Scott and The Antiquary - From Bellrock.org.uk ('A
reference site for Stevenson's Bell Rock Lighthouse'), this
page refers to Scott's visit to Arbroath in 1814 while on a
tour of Scottish lighthouses and his subsequent decision to
set The Antiquary around
Arbroath. It includes a critical analysis of the novel by Nicola
The Bride of Lammermoor
- IVANHOE Game -
Developed by Jerome J. McGann and Johanna Drucker at the University
of Virginia, the IVANHOE Game
is 'an online playspace that facilitates
collaborative interpretation'. It 'calls attention to interpretation
as active intervention in a textual field and promotes self-conscious
reflection by returning various visual and textual transformations
to the players'. Permitting players to perform or to modify Scott's
novel-making decisions, IVANHOE is specially apt for use in small
- Ivanhoe -
Compiled by three students at Argo
Community High School (Summit, Illinois), this site provides
a summary of Ivanhoe,
an analysis of themes and characters, three critical readings
of the novel, and an annotated bibliography of criticism.
- Ivanhoe by
Walter Scott - From Richard Crawford's Gallery pages,
this page provides information on Scott and Ivanhoe with
particular emphasis on the treatment of its Jewish characters.
There are links to e-texts of Ivanhoe, to other Scott-related
sites, and to sites dealing with medieval England.
Gallery: Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) - From Dr Olga Mataev's Olga's
Gallery site, this page contains a clickable image of Eugène
Delacroix's painting The Abduction of Rebecca together
with a plot summary of Ivanhoe.
- The Hermit in
Lore: Walter Scott's Ivanhoe -
From The Hermitary ('Resources
and Reflections on Hermits and Solitude'), this essay essays
both medieval and Scott's own attitudes to eremiticism with
reference to Ivanhoe,
noting some of the anachronisms in the portrayal of Friar Tuck.
letteratura classica e SF: chi ha copiato da chi? - From Intercom:
Science Fiction Station, this Italian-language essay by
Giuseppe Iannozzi includes a discussion of the influence of Ivanhoe in
the development of fantasy literature. It is illustrated by
images of a card game based on Ivanhoe.
Arquería en la Literatura Universal: Walter Scott -
From Prof. Dr. Guillermo E. Bahamonde's Archery
Museum site, this Spanish-language page collates all the
references to archery in Ivanhoe.
Study Guide - These pages from Sparknotes provide
a plot summary, biographical account of the author, discussion
of the novel's historical background, dictionary of characters,
and critical analysis. They are marred by biographical inaccuracies,
typographical errors, and questionable critical judgment.
The Lay of the
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