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The History And Poetry Of The Scottish Border

Their Main Features And Relations

by John Veitch

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages566
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10521989M
    ISBN 100548197318
    ISBN 109780548197318
    OCLC/WorldCa178404574


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A History of the Border Counties a new book of the kind can scarcely be considered necessary; whilst those who seek for a critical study of the ballads will find it ready to their hand in the second volume of the ‘History and Poetry of the Scottish Border’ by the late Professor Veitch.

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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border is an anthology of Border ballads, together with some from north-east Scotland and a few modern literary ballads, edited by Walter was first published inbut was expanded in several later editions, reaching its final state intwo years before Scott's death.

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Scott’s father was a lawyer, and his mother was the daughter of a physician. From his earliest years, Scott was fond of listening to his elderly relatives’ accounts and stories of the Scottish Border, and he soon became a voracious reader of poetry, history, drama, and fairy tales and had a remarkably retentive memory and astonished visitors by his eager reciting of poetry.

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