Poetry & Poets: 16th To 18th Centuries

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See also: Literary History & Criticism

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  • Cover scan of Court Poetry In Late Medieval England And Scotland
    Court Poetry In Late Medieval England And Scotland: Allegories Of Authority
    Antony Hasler - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    This title explores a wide range of English and Scottish court poetry of the late 15th and early 16th centuries, including work by Skelton, Dunbar and others, and examines the ways in which the desire of court poets for legitimation tended to subvert the authority they claimed for their poetry.
  • Cover scan of The Language Of Robert Burns
    The Language Of Robert Burns: Style, Ideology, And Identity
    Alex Broadhead - Hardback - Bucknell University Press
    This monograph offers a radical reconceptualisation of the relationship between the poetics and practice of Robert Burns and revaluates the nature of his role in the history of Scots. By drawing on ideas from 21st century sociolinguistic theory, it seeks to transform the debate surrounding Burns's language.
  • Cover scan of Robert Burns And Ayrshire
    A Guide To The People And Places The Poet Knew: A Guide To The People And Places The Poet Knew
    David Williams - Hardback - Alloway Publishing
    Biographical, anecdotal and geographical information concerning the adventurous life of the poet Robert Burns and his home county of Ayrshire.
  • Cover scan of Burns And Other Poets
    Burns And Other Poets
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    These essays focus on Robert Burns' achievements as a poet, exploring his special place in Scottish, English and Irish literary culture. Close readings of his dialogues with earlier poets such as John Milton, Thomas Gray and Allan Ramsay, sit alongside analyses of the creative responses of his contemporaries and heirs.
  • Cover scan of Maurice Lindsay's The Burns Encyclopaedia
    Maurice Lindsay's The Burns Encyclopaedia
    Maurice Lindsay - Hardback - Robert Hale
    This is a handbook and guide for readers of Burns' poetry and letters and a reference book to his life. It also provides a fascinating Scottish backcloth to the 18th century.
  • Cover scan of A Wee Guide To Robert Burns
    A Wee Guide To Robert Burns
    Dilys Jones - Paperback - Goblinshead
    'A Wee Guide to Robert Burns' traces the story of his life, from his birth as a farmer's son, to his days as a successful poet in Edinburgh, and to his death at the age of 37 as an exciseman, worn down by money worries and ill health.
  • Cover scan of Robert Burns And Transatlantic Culture
    Robert Burns And Transatlantic Culture
    - Hardback - Ashgate
    Addressing a gap in Burns studies, this collection focuses on the reception and representation of Robert Burns in the Americas. Divided into six sections, the volume addresses topics such as transatlantic concerns in Burns's work, Burns's early publication in North America, and much more.
  • Cover scan of By Poetic Authority
    By Poetic Authority: The Rhetoric Of Panegyric In Gaelic Poetry Of Scotland To C.1700
    M. Pia Coira - Hardback - Dunedin Academic
    Pia Coira presents a comprehensive survey of medieval and early modern Scottish Gaelic poetry and studies the particular form of poetic diction in the extant corpus.
  • Cover scan of Burns And Other Poets
    Burns And Other Poets
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    These essays focus on Robert Burns' achievements as a poet, exploring his special place in Scottish, English and Irish literary culture. Close readings of his dialogues with earlier poets such as John Milton, Thomas Gray and Allan Ramsay, sit alongside analyses of the creative responses of his contemporaries and heirs.
  • Cover scan of Robert Burns
    Robert Burns: A Life In Letters
    George Scott Wilkie - Paperback - NWP
    A comprehensive publication of the correspondence of Robert Burns spanning 1780 to 1796 arranged chronologically.

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