The Reception of Sir Walter Scott in Europe

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April 2007



Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) had an immense impact throughout Europe. This exciting collection of essays by an international team of leading scholars demonstrates the depth of Scott's impact on European translation, fiction and culture from 1814 to the present. It will be an indispensable research resource for Romanticists everywhere.


Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Abbreviations; Timeline: European Reception of Walter Scott; Paul Barnaby; Introduction: Scott and the European Nationalities Question; Murray Pittock; 1. Scott in France; Richard Maxwell; 2. Scott and Defauconpret: A New Model of Translation; Paul Barnaby; 3. The Reception of Sir Walter Scott in Spain; Jose Enrique Garcia-Gonzalez and Fernado Toda; 4. Ivanhoe, a Tale of the Crusades, or, Scott in Catalonia; Andrew Monnickendam; 5. The Reception of Walter Scott in Nineteenth-Century Austria; Norbert Bachleitner. 6. The Reception of Walter Scott in German Literary Histories, c1820-c1945; Frauke Reitemeier; 7. The Reception of Walter Scott in East, West and Reunified Germany, (1949-2005); Annika Bautz; 8. The Hungarian Reception of Walter Scott in the Nineteenth Century; Emilia Szaffner; 9. The Canonization of Walter Scott as the Inventor of the Historical Novel in Twentieth-Century Hungarian Reception; Gertrud Szamosi; 10. From Romantic Folklorism to Children's Adventure Fiction: Walter Scott in Czech Culture; Martin Prochazka; 11. The Polish Reception of Sir Walter Scott; Mirka Modrzewska; 12. The Rise and Fall of Walter Scott's Popularity in Russia; Mark Altshuller; 13. Walter Scott and the Idea of History in Russia; Tatiana Artemyeva with Mikael Mikeshin; 14. Slovene Reception of Sir Walter Scott in the Nineteenth Century; Tone Smolej; 15. 'His pirates had foray'd on Scottish hill': The Danish Reception of Scott with an Outline of his Reception in Norway and Sweden; Jorgen Erik Nielsen; 16. European Reception of Scott's Poetry: Translation as the Front Line; Tom Hubbard; 17. Scott's 'Heyday' in Opera; Jeremy Tambling; 18. 'Seeing with the Painter's Eye': Sir Walter Scott's Challenge to Nineteenth-Century Art; Beth Wright; 19. 'Scotland is Scott-Land'; Scott and the Development of Tourism; Alastair Durie; Bibliography; Index.


Murray Pittock is Professor of Scottish and Romantic Literature at the University of Manchester, UK. Dr. Elinor Shaffer, Institute of Germanic and Romance Languages, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK.


."..Specialists in the history of the novel or 19th-century fiction will want this book. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students and researchers." M. E. Burnstein, CHOICE, April 2008, Vol. 45, No.--Sanford Lakoff
EAN: 9780826474100
ISBN: 0826474101
Untertitel: 'Athlone Critical Traditions'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2007
Seitenanzahl: 396 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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