Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

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by Walter Scott

Historical Fiction Adventure Romance Chivalry Heroism Social Inequality National Identity Reconciliation

PAGES
552
ESTIMATED TIME
16 hours 5 minutes
PACE
Intermediate
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
1819
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
English
DOWNLOADS
1526

Ivanhoe is a historical novel written by Sir Walter Scott and published in 1820. The book is one of the forerunners and most praised of the historical novel.

We are located in medieval England of the twelfth century. The protagonist of the story is Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a brave young knight. This gentleman secretly returns from Palestine to England, where the Norman nobles are fighting for power. In this dispute, Ivanhoe supports his King Richard the Lionheart. In addition, he gets the love of the beautiful noblewoman Rowena.

In the story, Scott conscientiously mixes historical and fictional elements to create a fairly vivid account of the situation in the Middle Ages. Make a comparison between the customs of the Anglo-Saxon era with the refined French. The author extols the status system of the middle ages which allows heroes to emerge. One of his minor characters, Robin Hood, later became the image of the English social revolutionary.

The book has been made into movies several times and taken to the stage in theater and opera.

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Fans of historical narratives Readers interested in medieval society Lovers of adventure and romance Those exploring the themes of heroism and chivalry

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About Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet FRSE FSA Scot was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian. Many of his works remain classics of...

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