The Resource The Bride of Lammermoor, (ebook)

The Bride of Lammermoor, (ebook)

Label
The Bride of Lammermoor
Title
The Bride of Lammermoor
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Language
eng
Summary
Edgar, the brooding young master of Ravenswood, retains none of his ancestral estates but a crumbling castle. Embittered by the lawsuits that have stripped him of his patrimony and shortened his despairing father's life, he determines to confront Sir William Ashton, the lawyer whose machinations led to the decline of Ravenswood's fortunes. But Edgar's plans take an abrupt turn upon meeting Sir William's lovely daughter, Lucy, and a romance blossoms against the tumultuous backdrop of the two warring families. Sir Walter Scott's immensely popular Waverly novels enthralled readers with their dashing mix of historical fiction, romance, and revenge. This installment, originally published in 1819, takes place in the early 1700's amid Scotland's Lammermuir Hills. Edgar and Lucy's troubled relationship - beset by social, political, and religious barriers - reflects Scotland's struggles in the early 18th century, as the country and its citizens were torn asunder by the Jacobite rebellions. Scott's treatment of the lovers' inexorable destiny unfolds in a gothic atmosphere, punctuated by supernatural elements and symbolic imagery. The inspiration for Donizetti's opera Lucia di Lammermoor, this novel remains a compelling example of its author's ability to transmute the effects of historical change into literary art
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Scott, Sir Walter
Dewey number
823.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Arranged marriage
  • Women murderers
  • Revenge
  • Scotland
Target audience
adult
Label
The Bride of Lammermoor, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486821221
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11885052
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11885052
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MWT11885052
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Bride of Lammermoor, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486821221
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11885052
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11885052
System control number
MWT11885052
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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