Burns (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): English Men of Letters Series [NOOK Book]

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Known in Scotland as simply “The Bard,” Robert Burns (1759–1796) endured a childhood of hardship and poverty to become a celebrated poet who is today widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. J. C. Shairp’s biography of Burns is an insightful look at the life of this pioneer of the Romantic Movement.

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Burns (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): English Men of Letters Series

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Overview


Known in Scotland as simply “The Bard,” Robert Burns (1759–1796) endured a childhood of hardship and poverty to become a celebrated poet who is today widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. J. C. Shairp’s biography of Burns is an insightful look at the life of this pioneer of the Romantic Movement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411439146
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 212
  • File size: 245 KB

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John Campbell Shairp (1819–1885) was a Scottish critic and man of letters. Over the course of his career he wrote several studies of poetry, and in 1877 he was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University. His lectures on poetry were published throughout his lifetime. Many are collected in Aspects of Poetry (1881).
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