Robert Burns Books

  • Cover scan of As Burns Said
    As Burns Said: A Collection Of Quotations From The Writings Of Scotland's Greatest Poet, Robert Burns - Robert Burns - Paperback
    This popular collection of over four hundred quotations from the pen of Robert Burns has been selected and classified under 53 subject headings.Because of the wide variety of subjects covered in his work, Burns covers the spectrum of human experience.
  • Cover scan of The Best Laid Schemes
    The Best Laid Schemes: Selected Poetry And Prose Of Robert Burns - Robert Burns - Paperback
    'The Best Laid Schemes' contains both Burns' best-loved works and rediscovered verse, previously unavailable, as well as letters to and from the poet
  • Cover scan of Burns For Bairns
    Burns For Bairns - Robert Burns - Paperback
    This is a selection of poems, or extracts from poems, by Robert Burns, suitable for reading or recitation by children of all ages.
  • Cover scan of The Canongate Burns
    The Canongate Burns - Robert Burns - Paperback
    This book is a complete volume of the poetry and songs of Scotland's national bard and, drawing on extensive scholarship and Burns' own letters, offers supplemental information about his life, early hardships, political beliefs and literary contexts.
  • Cover scan of The Classic Poems
    The Classic Poems - Robert Burns - Hardback
    Born in 1759 in the village of Alloway, Ayrshire, the oldest son of a poor tenant farmer, Robert Burns is known as 'The Ploughman Poet', 'The Bard of Ayrshire' or, as Scotland's national poet, simply 'The Bard'. This books contains a selection of his much-loved work.
  • Cover scan of The Complete Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns
    The Complete Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns - Robert Burns - Hardback
    This title includes all of Burns' poems and songs, with a helpful glossary explaining difficult words, a chronology of Burns's life and a bibliography.
  • Cover scan of The Complete Poetical Works Of Robert Burns, 1759-1796
    The Complete Poetical Works Of Robert Burns, 1759-1796 - Robert Burns - Paperback
    Robert Burns is now regarded as one of the ten greatest world poets of all time. The image of the heaven-taught plowman-poet is a false one, even if he played up to it himself. His correspondence reveals a man of high intelligence and candour.
  • Cover scan of The Complete Poetical Works Of Robert Burns, 1759-1796
    The Complete Poetical Works Of Robert Burns, 1759-1796 - Robert Burns - Hardback
    This new edition of the poetical works of Robert Burns incorporates the results of research into the life of Burns & his associates for the first time, examining parish registers of births & marriages, kirk session records & private diaries
  • Cover scan of Dramatic Interpretations Of The Life And Art Of Robert Burns
    Burnscripts: Dramatic Interpretations Of The Life And Art Of Robert Burns - John Cairney - Paperback
    This title is John Cairney's life with Robert Burns in theatrical terms. Since 1959, he has been involved with Burns as an actor, director and writer. Over the years, Cairney has taken the opportunity to investigate different aspects of Burns as they relate to performance in the theatre.
  • Cover scan of The English Poetry Of Robert Burns, (1759-1796)
    The English Poetry Of Robert Burns, (1759-1796) - Robert Burns - Paperback
    This unique, highly collectable little book contains some of the 100 or so poems that Robert Burns wrote in pure English.
  • Cover scan of The Lassies
    The Lassies - Robert Burns - Paperback
    Robert Burns was fond of women, and his well-documented affairs have earned him a reputation as a rake and womaniser. During his short life Burns wrote a great deal of poetry to or about women, all of which is collected here, along with his letters and sonnets.
  • Cover scan of The Luath Burns Companion
    The Luath Burns Companion - Robert Burns - Paperback
    John Cairney has studied and performed Burns and his works for nearly 40 years. In this book, he presents a personal selection of 60 of his favourite poems, songs and other works, and also writes about Burns's life and influences, triumphs and tragedies.
  • Cover scan of Luath Kilmarnock Edition
    Luath Kilmarnock Edition: Poems, Chiefly In The Scottish Dialect - Robert Burns - Hardback
    This edition of Robert Burns' first published poetry collection celebrates the 250th anniversary of Burns' birth.
  • Cover scan of The Merry Muses Of Caledonia
    The Merry Muses Of Caledonia - Robert Burns - Hardback
    'The Merry Muses of Caledonia' is among Burns's best known, but least read, work. This collection of bawdy poems, some written by and some collected by Burns, ranges from celebrations of spirited women in 'Ellibanks', to misogyny in 'There was twa wives' and male fantasy in 'Nine inch will please a lady'.
  • Cover scan of A Night Out With Robert Burns
    A Night Out With Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems - Robert Burns - Paperback
    The Scottish poet Robert Burns has been idolised and eulogised. He has been sainted, painted, tarted up and toasted. In this text, Scottish essayist Andrew O'Hagan presents a collection of the poet's work
  • Cover scan of Poems Of Robert Burns
    Poems Of Robert Burns - Robert Burns - Hardback
    This selection of verses and lyrics from Scotland's national poet reveals a writer capable of evoking tremendous sympathetic power from his readers and with an easy, astonishing command of the sounds and rhythms of both standard English and the evocative Scots tongue.
  • Cover scan of Rabbie's Rhymes
    Rabbie's Rhymes: Robert Burns For Wee Folk - Robert Burns; Karen Sutherland - NH
    A simple, funny, colourful introduction to Burns, 'Rabbie's Rhymes' will entertain the bairns and encourage parents and teachers not only to recite the lines from the poems but perhaps also to sing the tunes to songs like 'Ca the Yowes' and 'Ye Banks and Braes'.
  • Cover scan of Robert Burns
    Robert Burns - Robert Burns - Hardback
    Robert Burns (1759-96), was the eldest son of a tenant farmer in Ayrshire. He endured hardship and frustration before emerging as poet and song writer in his native dialect as well as English. This is a collection of the best of Burns's poems.
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    Robert Burns - Robert Burns - Book with sound disc
    The 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759-1796), one of the most popular poets, is celebrated in 2009. A pioneer of the Romantic movement, works such as 'A Red, Red Rose', 'A Man's A Man For A' That' & the ubiquitous 'Auld Lang Syne' have made him an international figure. This sound disc contains a selection of his work.
  • Cover scan of Robert Burns In Your Pocket
    Robert Burns In Your Pocket - Robert Burns - Hardback
    This title contains a clear and accessible biography of Burns, 52 of Burns' poems and songs, a comprehensive glossary of Scots words, an index of first lines, and a brief introduction to each poem.
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    Robert Burns: Poems - Robert Burns - Paperback
    In this series, a contemporary poet selects & introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems & by the personal & critical reactions they express in their prefaces the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible & passionate introduction to some of the greatest poets in literature.
  • Cover scan of Selected Poems
    Selected Poems - Robert Burns - Paperback
    This selection of the poems and songs of Robert Burns presents the works arranged in probable order of composition, and uses where possible their first published form. Equal weight is given to Burns the songwriter as well as Burns the poet.
  • Cover scan of Selected Poems By Robert Burns In Chinese Translation
    Selected Poems By Robert Burns In Chinese Translation - Robert Burns - Hardback
    This volume contains eleven well-known Burns poems in English and Chinese, including 'I love my Jean', 'My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose' and 'John Anderson, My Jo'.

A listing of all our collections and anthologies of poetry written by Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns.