Fickle man: Robert Burns in the 21st century

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Sandstone, Jan 5, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 319 pages
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21st century Burns scholarship is making some unexpected and exciting discoveries about the poet and his work. Fickle Man is a new volume of essays by top international writers and scholars published to mark the 250th anniversary of the poet's birth, bringing fresh and vigorous insights into the significance of Burns - peasant, poet, Enlightenment genius, revolutionary and lover, to the new century. The book contains 16 pages of full colour plates, has line drawings throughout and features a previously unseen image of the bard.

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Contents

Introduction Johnny Rodger and Gerard Carruthers
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THE IMAGE OF BURNS
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The Word on Burns Gerard Carruthers
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