Published June 25, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|Contributions||Francis Turner Palgrave (Introduction)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||132|
Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Two of the more notable long-form poems of Sir Walter Scott, "The Lady of the Lake" and "The Lay of the Last Minstrel", issued in this single volume designed for students, with end notes and review . The Lay of the Last Minstrel, long narrative poem in six cantos by Sir Walter Scott, published in It was the author’s first original poetic romance, and it established his reputation.. Scott based The Lay of the Last Minstrel on the old Scottish Border legend of the goblin Gilpin Horner. The poem is structured as a frame narrator, who is living during the late 17th century, is. In "The Lay of the Last Minstrel," one page is entirely destroyed and the left column of another page is partly missing. In "The Lady of the Lake" the left column of 14 pages is partly missing. As a result, the poems cannot be read in their entirety. The book does contain a note acknowledging these "imperfections," claiming that they were in 1/5(1). An old minstrel, allegedly the last of his kind, wanders through the Scottish borders some time in the eighteenth century, lamenting the lost past; he asks for hospitality in Branksome Hall, the.
It was so refreshing to return to early 19th c. poetry. I truly enjoyed Scotts The Lay of the Last Minstrel. It was an interesting story of romance, border clashes and even a little sorcery. In Canto II, we hear of two stealing into a crypt at night to pry a book of magic from a dead mans grip. The rhythm of /5. The Lay of the Last Minstrel - audiobook Sir Walter SCOTT ( - ) An aging minstrel seeks who hospitality at Newark Castle and in recompense tells a . O. Neville published The Lay of the Last Minstrel Travesty (); James Kirke Paulding published The Lay of the Scottish Fiddle (), and "an admirer of Walter . Rob Roy --Lay of the last minstrel --Lochinvar --Lady of the lake --Songs from the novels: St. Swithin's chair --Flora Macivor's song --Twist ye, twine ye --Proud Maisie --Lucy Ashton's song --Ancient Gaelic melody --Orphan maid --Barefooted friar --Rebecca's hymn --Funeral hymn --On Tweed River --To the sub-prior --Border ballad --Claud Halcro.
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