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Sir Walter Scott, the Historical Romance, and the Creation of a National Identity – Part I

Walter Scott was the first great writer to recognize the potential of historical romance as a “dramatic narration of national history, a modern commercial equivalent of the old national epic. Scott’s Waverley novels started out as the romance of Scotland, … Continue reading

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The Legend Behind Sir Walter Scott’s “The Bonnets o’ Bonnie Dundee”

The Legend Behind Sir Walter Scott’s “The Bonnets o’ Bonnie Dundee” by Regina Jeffers I am currently researching anything and everything Scottish. Being of Scottish descent, this is important to me, but I am also looking for those special “gems” … Continue reading

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Regency Ghost Story from Viscount Robert Stewart Castlereagh

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry, KG, GCH, PC, PC (Ire) (18 June 1769 – 12 August 1822), usually known as Lord Castlereagh, was an Irish and British statesman. As British Foreign Secretary, from 1812 he was central to the … Continue reading

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Incorporating Fascinating Legends into Classic Story Lines

Incorporating Fascinating Legends in Classic Story Lines I have been writing Jane Austen-inspired novels since late 2007. One of the issues of reinventing Austen’s story lines to incorporate new materials or events that would prove true for the time period. … Continue reading

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