Vital Signs

A Great Tradition Renewed

Literary feuds, like ideas, have consequences. After Sir Walter Scott read a disparaging review of his Marmion in the Edinburgh Review, the bard of the Borders decided that what British life needed above all was a journal that would give his works more respectful treatment and would provide a powerful antidote to the Whiggish and increasingly influential Edinburgh Review.
Derek Turner

Derek Turner

Derek Turner, editor of The Quarterly Review, is the author of the novel Sea Changes (Radix).

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