His name and image are everywhere—from Bank of Scotland fivers to the bizarre monument in Edinburgh's city center. Scott-land presumes that the reader will have only a hazy awareness of Sir Walter Scott, and, although Stuart Kelly will offer insights into Scott's works and biography, this is emphatically not a conventional literary biography, nor is it a critical study. Partly a surreptitious autobiography.
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Stuart Kelly was raised in the Scottish Borders and studied English at Balliol College Oxford, gaining a first class degree and a Master of Studies. He is the Literary Editor of Scotland on Sunday and a freelance critic and writer.Review:
'In a smart, refreshingly uncynical book, Kelly examines Scott, Scotland and himself in an intelligent, lively analysis of a great small country' IAN FINLAYSON, THE TIMES 'A lovely piece of work - the best book on Scott, indeed, since Edwin Muir's Scott and Scotland' ANDREW O'HAGAN 'Kelly engagingly assesses Scott's various works and insightfully sets Scott in his context' THE INDEPENDENT
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Descripción Birlinn Ltd. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1846971071 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.3384653
Descripción Birlinn Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111846971071