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Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish writer, historian and public advocate. Born into a family of doctors and lawyers, Scott was exposed to intellectualism at an early age. He was an avid reader and fan of fairytales and historical dramas. As a teen, he worked as an apprentice to his attorney father before embarking on a literary career sparked by an interest in German Romanticism. His first book, The Chase, and William and Helen was published in 1796 followed by his more popular works,...See more