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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 Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burns, Robert, -- 1759-1796 -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Catherine Carswell.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4331 .C43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 467 p.
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16463875M
    LC Control Number31000120

    First published in to an unprecedented storm of protest, Catherine Carswell's The Life of Robert Burns remains the standard work on its subject. Widely revered as Scotland's greatest poet, Burns's devotees were so upset by its contents that Carswell famously received a bullet in the mail, with instructions for its use. Robert Burns's biography and life , sometimes known as the 'ploughman poet', was the eldest son of a poverty-stricken farmer. Though his father had moved to Ayrshire, where Burns was born, in order t.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carswell, Catherine MacFarlane, Life of Robert Burns. London, Chatto & Windus, (OCoLC) The Life of Robert Burns by Rev. George Gilfillan, August A very detailed account of his life. Waddell’s ‘Life And Works Of Robert Burns () A 2 volume publication. Reliques of Robert Burns Original Letters, Poems, and Crtical Observations of Scottish Songs Collected and Published by R. H. Cromek () (pdf).

      Man with traditional Scottish tartan holds a book with Robert Burns face on it at Burns Night Janu Photograph: Graeme Robertson/Getty Images R obert Burns was born in Alloway in. “AND I WILL LUVE THEE STILL, MY DEAR, ‘TILL A’ THE SEAS GANG DRY”:BURNS’ LIFE AND WORKS, ONE OF COPIES. BURNS, Robert. The Life and Works of Robert Burns. Edinburgh and London: W. & R. Chambers, Four volumes. Royal octavo, modern three-quarter brown morocco, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut.


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A refreshingly new approach by the author on Robert Burns and his relationships with, and treatment of women created unwarranted controversy when the book was first published in the s.

Written in a novel-like style, it is both readable and informative and the way in which the author deals with controversial issues is done with accuracy and sensitivity/5(9). First published in to an unprecedented storm of protest, Catherine Carswell's The Life of Robert Burns remains the standard work on its subject.

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 overlook/5(15).

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages The Life of Robert Burns: John Gibson Lockhart, William Scott Douglas: : Books5/5(2). The Life Of Robert Burns Paperback – October 5, by James Currie (Author)Author: James Currie.

This classic and controversial biography of Scotland’s National Bard offers an unvarnished chronicle of the 18th century poet’s life. First published in to an unprecedented storm of protest, Catherine Carswell’s The Life of Robert Burns remains the standard work on its subject.

Widely revered as Scotland’s greatest poet, Burns’s devotees were so upset by its Brand: Canongate Books. Life of Robert Burns. This Life of the great Scottish bard is composed of two parts. The first part, which is brief, and gives merely his external life, is taken from the "Encyclopedia Britannica.".

The principle object of it, in this /5. If you are familiar with Burns' poetry, this book is a handy consolidation of some of his best work. If you are not familiar with Robbie Burns' works, you will find in this book poems about love, politics, humor, and patriotism that evoke emotions in 4/4(13).

First published in to an unprecedented storm of protest, Catherine Carswell’s The Life of Robert Burns remains the standard work on its subject.

Carswell deliberately shakes the image of Burns as a romantic hero – exposing the sexual misdemeanours, drinking bouts and waywardness that other, more reverential, biographies choose to overlook. Amidst the domestic chaos in Robert Burns’s life, in Julyhe published his first major volume of verse, Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.

Critics praised the work, and its appeal Born: On 31 July John Wilson published the volume of works by Robert Burns, Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish ry movement: Romanticism.

Her novel was completed in and won the Melrose Prize on publication in Her other novel, The Camomile, was published two years later, after which she devoted herself to The Life of Robert Burns, which made her name in This was quickly followed by a biography of Lawrence, The Savage Pilgrimage ()/5(9).

The life of Robert Burns. [J G Lockhart; John H Ingram] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Minerva library of famous books.

19]. No poet has attracted such fanatical devotion as Robert Burns. He was, according to Lord Byron, a man of extremes: 'tenderness, roughness -- delicacy, coarseness -- sentiment, sensuality -- dirt and deity'. Ian McIntyre's biography gives a careful analysis of Burns's songs and poetry and strips away the legend to explore what lies beneath/5.

Culture UK. Each January, the life and works of the greatest of all Scottish poets, Rabbie Burns are celebrated. The words of the great man are read out aloud for all to appreciate, whilst little mention is made of William Topaz McGonagall - the bard of Dundee.

The Life and Work of Robert Burns Robert Chambers (ed.): Published by London and Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers, nd. 'The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on his writings' The first collected edition of Burns's work, edited by Dr James Currie, Burns's first editor and major biographer.

Published in Liverpool by J McCreery for W Creech (Edinburgh), (Egerer: 50) Shelfmark: Hc The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism On His Writing. to Which Are Prefixed, Some Observations On the Character and Condition of the Scottish Peasantry, Volume 4 ISBN () Softcover, Nabu Press, Early life.

Robert Burns was born on 25 January in the village of Alloway, two miles south of Ayr. His parents, Willian Burnes[s] and Agnes Broun, were tenant farmers but they ensured their.

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 £ Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lockhart, J.G. (John Gibson), Life of Robert Burns.

London ; New York: Dent: Dutton. Summary: The author deliberately shakes the image of Burns as a romantic hero - exposing the sexual misdemeanours, drinking bouts and waywardness that other, more reverential, biographies choose to overlook.

In this book, the author's real achievement is to .Make Offer - Poetical Works of Robert Burns Phillips Samson Boston Life of the Author ROBERT BURNS Burns's Poems Antique Book .THE title here proposed, while in one sense ideally appropriate, is in another as certainly a misnomer —the Life of Robert Burns.

In one sense, Burns was the most intensely living man modern times have produced—had a perpetually active and seething brain; a heart beating in big and almost audible throbs; a "pulse’s maddening play;" the most living and eloquent lips that .