A Robert Burns Sourcebook: A Collection of Materials Relating to Robert Burns
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Robert Burns (1759-1796) was a poet and a lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, and is celebrated worldwide. This CD-ROM contains a collection of material all relating to Robert Burns.
This CD contains three separate books relating to the life and works of Robert Burns:
- 'Robert Burns: Bard of Ayrshire', by Patricia Talbert. Here is an exciting and provocative account, not only of Burns's life and poetry, but also of the major works written about him over the past two centuries. This fresh and insightful study is the perfect read for those of us who want to know more about Burns, his poetry, and the Scotland of his day.
- 'The Best of the Bard: A Selection of Robert Burns's Poetry', selected and with commentary by Patricia Talbert. Talbert here has selected the very best of Robert Burns's wonderful poetry. These are the all-time favorites, always sure to please.
- 'The Immortal Memory: Planning Your Own Burns Supper', by Donovan H. Bond. It's never too early to start planning for the major Scottish event of the early new year. To do the job right, you have to know what to serve, what order of events to follow, which poems to use, and what entertainment to include. Here is a complete "how to" guide, with everything you'll need to successfully plan your group's next Burns Night.
This CD consists of scans of the original books, which can be browsed, enlarged and printed if required. Please note: it is not searchable.
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