Works By Individual Poets: 16th To 18th Centuries
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- Add to BasketSelected Poems And Songs
- Hardback - Oxford University Press
This volume offers Burns's work as it was first encountered by contemporary readers, presenting the texts in the contexts in which they were originally published. It includes the whole of 'Poems', chiefly in the Scottish dialect (1786), a generous selection of songs with full scores, comprehensive notes, some important letters and a glossary.
- Add to BasketRobert Dinsmoor's Scotch-Irish Poems
- Paperback - Ulster Historical Foundation
Robert Dinsmoor's poetry is perhaps the greatest achievement of Scotch-Irish writing in the 19th century. His work frames a vibrant culture whose ties of faith, family and friendship criss-crossed the Atlantic. He records people, places and events with humour and compassion, and was rightfully accorded the status of the 'Rustic Bard' of New Hampshire. This collection brings together the long out-of-print poetry of this great poet.
- Add to BasketThe Complete Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns
- Hardback - Waverley
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.
- Add to BasketRobert Burns: Poems
- Hardback - Faber
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.
- Add to BasketThe Classic Poems
- Hardback - Arcturus
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.
- Add to BasketSelected Poems By Robert Burns In Chinese Translation
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
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'.
- Add to BasketThe Lassies
- Paperback - Neil Wilson
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.
- Add to BasketThe Edinburgh Companion To Robert Burns
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
'The Edinburgh Companion to Robert Burns' provides both a comprehensive introduction to and the most contemporary critical contexts for the study of Robert Burns. Detailed commentary on the artistry of Burns is complemented by material on the cultural reception and afterlife of this most iconic of world writers.
- Add to BasketThe Merry Muses Of Caledonia
- Hardback - Luath
'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'.
- Paperback - Waverley
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