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Essay on the Text of The Siege of Malta

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Walter Scott had been familiar with the extraordinary story of the Siege of Malta in 1565. He composed Anne of Geierstein, Tales of a Grandfather and History of Scotland. Scott had finished Count ... More


The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Walter Scott and J. H. Alexander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Siege of Malta and Bizarro are Scott's final works, written in Malta and Italy at the end of 1831 and the beginning of 1832. Although extracts from The Siege of Malta have been published, this is ... More


Historical Note on The Siege of Malta

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0039
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem was founded in the eleventh century to care for sick pilgrims in the Holy Land. The Sovereign and Military Order of the Knights of Malta established ... More


Introduction

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Siege of Malta and Bizarro by Walter Scott are preserved principally in the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library. Substantial extracts from The Siege of Malta were included in Donald ... More


Chapter One

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The chapters included in The Siege of Malta are elaborated in this chapter. The sacking of Gozo and the similar attempt upon Malta struck great terror into the islands whose inhabitants were not in a ... More


Motto to Chapter 1.

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This diplomatic transcription of The Siege of Malta tries to translate Walter Scott's verbal signs as closely as possible into print, without attempting to correct the omnipresent local errors and ... More


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