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The life of Robert Burns.

Catherine Carswell

The life of Robert Burns.

by Catherine Carswell

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Published by Gryphon Books in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.,
  • Poets, Scottish -- 18th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementNew York, Harcourt, Brace.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4331 .C43 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 411 p.
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4770219M
    LC Control Number78164157

    Gilbert Burns says that he rode on a pony, borrowed from a friend; and Robert Chambers corroborates the statement, with the additional evidence of Mr. Archibald Prentice of the Manchester Times, a relative of the late Mr. Prentice of the Glasgow Chronicle, and a most worthy man, with whom we, too, had some literary correspondence. Make offer - Life And Works Of Robert Burns Vol 1 Robert Chambers Edinburgh ’s Rare Book The Poetical Works of Robert Burns Vol 1 in two Vols w/ engravings Book £

    Robert Burns is a certified SQUARE 1™ practitioner with years of experience in the health and fitness industry. His goal is to help you restore motor . Robert Burns was born in , in Alloway, Scotland, to William and Agnes Brown Burnes. Like his father, Burns was a tenant farmer. However, toward the end of his life he became an excise collector in Dumfries, where he died in ; throughout his life he was also a practicing poet. His poetry recorded and celebrated aspects of farm life, regional experience, traditional culture, .

      “Catherine Carswell’s The Life of Robert Burns is still, apart from Burns’ own account, the best.”—Alasdair Gray, The Observer, UK “It is not only an outlandishly good book, but one which raises questions about the nature of Scottish culture and cultural change.”—Sunday Times, UKBrand: Canongate Books.   Life of Robert Burns Contents: Editor's preface -- pt. 1. Life of Burns [by J. F. Smith] (From the 8th ed. of the Ency. Brit.) -- pt. 2. Life of Burns [by T. Carlyle] (Review of Lockhart's Life of Robert Burns, ). Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Burns, Robert, Category: Text Author: Thomas Carlyle.


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Carswell deliberately shakes the image of Burns as a romantic hero, exposing the sexual misdemeanors, drinking bouts, and waywardness, that other, more reverential, biographies choose to : Catherine Carswell.