A Burns Companion by Alan BoldA Burns Companion by Alan Bold

A Burns Companion

byAlan Bold

Hardcover | December 12, 1990

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This Companion, designed as an authoritative biographical and critical guide to Burns, is in six sections. Part I places Burns in context with a Chronology, 'The Burns Circle' and a Topography. Part II looks at the Burnsian issues of religion, politics, philosophy, drink, drama and sex. Part III an essay on Burns as a poetic phenomenon, is sure to provoke debate about the relevance of Burns to his time and ours. Part IV examines twenty-five poems, eighteen verse epistles and twenty-six songs as well as commenting on the letters, political ballads and Common Place Books. A Select Bibliography (Part V) and four Appendixes (Part VI) are followed by a glossary of Scots words, and index of poems and a general index.
Title:A Burns CompanionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:447 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.25 inPublished:December 12, 1990Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333422708

ISBN - 13:9780333422700

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