Sir Walter Scott's Emma on Show

Sir Walter Scott's Emma on Show

Sir Walter Scott Sir Walter Scott, the eminent Georgian reviewer and novelist, reviewed work from some of the most famous literary names of the era. Now a show titled “Rave Reviewer: Scott on Frankenstein, Emma and Childe Harold”, will tell the story of his engagement and interaction with some of the most famous literature of the early nineteenth century - including the works Jane Austen. In the exhibition visitors were able to view handwritten documents from Scott himself, from Mary Shelley and from Lord Byron, all of which bring to life the story behind preparing a work for publication and review. Scott's own first edition of Emma will also be on show.
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