The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.

Related Content

Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature


Show Summary Details


Sir Walter Scott

(1771—1832) poet and novelist

Quick Reference

 (1771–1832) Scottish poet and novelist.

Although he suffered a major financial setback when his publisher, Constable, failed in 1826, he was arguably the most influential figure in 19th-century European publishing ...

Subjects: Literature

Reference entries

View all reference entries »