The heart of Mid-Lothian by Sir Walter Scott

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

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  • Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760 -- Fiction.

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Statementedited with an introduction by John Henry Raleigh.
GenreFiction.
SeriesRiverside editions, Riverside editions
ContributionsRaleigh, John Henry, 1920-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 510 p.
Number of Pages510
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17777131M

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The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Historical fiction Subject: Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction Subject: Sisters -- Fiction Subject: Trials (Murder) -- Fiction Subject: Legal stories Subject: Great Britain -- History -- George II, Cited by: "The Heart of Mid-Lothian is precisely focused on the trials for murder of John Porteous and of Effie Deans in and Yet it is a chronicle - Scott's only chronicle - which spans the eighty The heart of Mid-Lothian book of the life of David Deans, whose death takes place in The Heart of Midlothian / m ɪ d ˈ l oʊ ð iː ən / is a heart-shaped mosaic, formed in coloured granite setts, built into the pavement near the West Door of St Giles High Kirk in the High Street section of the Royal Mile in is situated close to Parliament House, which formerly housed the Parliament of Scotland and is now the home of the Court of Session.

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Many of his works remain classics and include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor. Alison Lumsden is a senior lecturer in the School of Language & Literature at the University of Aberdeen and co-director of the Walter Scott Research Centre.

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First published inThe Heart of Mid-Lothian is the story of the Deans sisters, daughters of a prosperous farmer of the Edinburgh countryside in the mid s. While Jeanie follows the straight-and-narrow path, Effie lives a freer life and suffers the consequences when seduced by a young man who lives.

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The Old Tolbooth prison in Edinburgh is called “the heart of Midlothian,” and there Effie Deans is held on charges of having murdered her illegitimate son.

Her sister, Jeanie Deans, makes a dangerous journey through outlaw-infested. David Hewitt and Alison Lumsden (eds), The Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels, Vol. 6: Walter Scott: The Heart of Mid-Lothian Contents Close section Front Matter.

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