John Galt (/ɡɔːlt/; 2 May 1779 – 11 April 1839) was a Scottish novelist, ...
Decades later, he would also publish the first full biography of Lord Byron. He
John Galt was a prolific Scottish novelist admired for his depiction of country life.
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Jul 24, 2014 ... John Galt, (born May 2, 1779, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scot.—died April 11, 1839,
Greenock, Renfrewshire), prolific Scottish novelist admired for his ...
Scottish author John Galt (1779-1839) wrote extensively during the early 1800s,
producing novels as well as works of drama, poetry, art criticism, and biography.
Biography. John Galt was born in Irvine in 1779, the son of a sea captain who
traded with the West Indies. In 1789 the family moved to Greenock and much of ...
Galt is the hero and main character of Atlas Shrugged, because his principles
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Life in Atlas ... of an ideal man, and that goal is reached with the figure of John
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John Galt (1779–1839) became acquainted with Byron in 1809 during the cruise
Born in Irvine, on the west coast of Scotland, and son of a naval captain, Galt
grew up in ... he turned from commercial writing, memoirs and biography, and
began to write novels. Annals of the Parish and the Ayrshire Legatees, by John
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