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  1. WalterScott&Ivanhoe Mihkel Kivimäe

  2. SirWalterScott • Bornin Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 15, 1771 • Writer and a poet, oneofthe greatesthistoricalnovelists • Wrote 27 historicalnovels • InfluencedAlexandreDumas • and Aleksandr Pushkin

  3. Anearlychildhoodillnesslefthim lame inhisrightleg • SpentmuchofhisleisuretimetotheexplorationoftheBordercountry • Waseducated at Edinburgh HighSchool and studiedlaw and arts at Edinburgh University • Became a lawyerin 1792

  4. MarriedMargaretCharpentier • Theyhad 5 children • Attheageof 15 hehadalreadycollectedoldballads • Wasfascinatedbytheculture and traditionsoftheScottishBorders

  5. Hisliteraryworks • MinstreslyoftheScottishBorders • TheLayofthe Last Minstrel • Marmion • TheLadyinthe Lake • Waverly • GuyMannering • Ivanhoe • Lifeof Napoleon

  6. Ivanhoe • Waswrittenin 1819 • Issetin 12th-century England and isexampleofhistoricalfiction • Mostfamoushistoricalnovel byWalterScott

  7. A storyaboutoneoftheremainingSaxonnoblefamilies • Storyissetin 1194 afterthe end • of theThirdCrusade • Alsomentioned Robin hood, • calledLocksley and hismerry men

  8. ThankYouforlistening !

  9. Sources • http://kirjasto.sci.fi/wscott.htm • http://www.online-literature.com/walter_scott/ • http://www.britainexpress.com/History/bio/scott.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivanhoe