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The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Walter Scott
Edited by J. H. Alexander, Graham Tulloch, Judy King

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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 the first complete edition. Bizarro has not been available in print until now.

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Contents

Introduction
Reading text of The Siege of Malta, Reading text of Bizarro
Hyphenation lists

Diplomatic transcription of the manuscript of The Siege of Malta
Essay on the Text for The Siege of Malta
Historical Note for The Siege of Malta
Explanatory Notes for The Siege of Malta
Diplomatic transcription of the manuscript of Bizarro
Essay on the Text for Bizarro

Historical Note for Bizarro
Explanatory Notes for Bizarro
Combined Glossary
Map of Malta
Digital photographs of the manuscripts on CD-rom.

About the Author

J. H. Alexander is Reader Emeritus in English at the University of Aberdeen.

Graham Tulloch is Professor of English at Flinders University, Australia. He has published books and articles on Scottish language and literature and has edited or co-edited Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe, Shorter Fiction, and The Siege of Malta and Bizarro for Edinburgh University Press and Catherine Martin’s An Australian Girl and Marcus Clarke’s His Natural Life for Oxford University Press.

Judy King is Research Fellow at the School of Humanities at Flinders University, Australia. has co-edited Walter Scott’s Shorter Fiction and Siege of Malta and Bizarro for Edinburgh University Press and has published articles on Beowulf.