- Sir Walter Scott (Critical Survey of Poetry: British, Irish, & Commonwealth Poets)
- Sir Walter Scott (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
- Sir Walter Scott (Dictionary of World Biography: The 19th Century)
- Sir Walter Scott (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- Sir Walter Scott (Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: Sir Walter Scott
- First Published: 1821
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Romance
- Time of Work: 1575
- Genres: Long fiction, Historical fiction, Novel
- Subjects: Suicide, Murder or homicide, Escapes, Manners or customs, England or English people, Kings, queens, or royalty, Moral conditions, Servants, Adventure, Sixteenth century, Duels or dueling, Poisons or poisoning, Nobility, Royal courts or courtiers
- Locales: Europe, England, United Kingdom
*Kenilworth Castle. Castle near the central England village of Kenilworth in Warwickshire. First built in the twelfth century, this castle was given by Queen Elizabeth to Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, and was the scene of his festivities for her in the summer of 1575. Against this background, Scott’s novel presents an intimate portrait of Elizabeth’s personality and her relationships with Sir Walter Raleigh, the earl of Sussex, and other historical figures.
Although Scott takes liberties with historical details about...
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