Local Explanations: Editing a Sense of Place in Walter Scott’s Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border

  • Lucy Macrae The University of Edinburgh


This essay examines Walter Scott’s engagement with concepts of place and regionality in the ballad collection Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (1802-3), revealing ways in which the editor represented and re-imagined the ballads, their associated sense of place and their physical settings.
How to Cite
Macrae, Lucy. 2014. FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & The Arts, January. Accessed June 24, 2018. http://www.forumjournal.org/article/view/690.