Robert Burns

Robert Burns

by Gerard Carruthers

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Robert Burns by Gerard Carruthers

This book treats Burns' work from the first publication of his poetry in 1786 to his song writing and collecting which predominated in the 1790s. It encompasses discussion of Burns' social and religious satires, his political comment and his utterances on love and gender. In line with modern Burns scholarship, this study reads Burns' against both his Scottish and British literary backgrounds and emphasizes, particularly, Burns' construction of his poetic persona.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780746311776
Publisher: Northcote House Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 11/15/2006
Series: Writers and Their Work Series
Pages: 128

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