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The language of Walter Scott a study of his Scottish and period language by Graham Tulloch

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Published by Deutsch, Distributed by Westview Press in London, Boulder, Colo .
Written in English


  • Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832 -- Language.,
  • English language -- Archaisms.,
  • Scots language.,
  • Historical fiction, Scottish -- History and criticism.,
  • Scotland in literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementGraham Tulloch.
SeriesLanguage library
LC ClassificationsPR5345 .T84
The Physical Object
Pagination350 p. ;
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3814412M
ISBN 100233972234
LC Control Number81122383

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