Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns (Annotated)

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Independently Published, 5 lug 2020 - 554 pagine
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Differentiated book- It has a historical context with research of the time-Poems and Songs of Robert Burns by Robert Burns.The purpose of realizing this historical context is to approach the understanding of a historical epoch from the elements provided by the text. Hence the importance of placing the document in context. It is necessary to unravel what its author or authors have said, how it has been said, when, why and where, always relating it to its historical moment.Robert Burns (Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland, January 25, 1759 - Ellisland, near Dumfries, July 21, 1796) is the best-known Scottish-language poet. His poem Auld Lang Syne is traditionally sung in English-speaking countries as a parting hymn. He is considered a pioneer of the romantic movement, and after his death he became a source of inspiration for the founders of liberalism and socialism. It is a cultural icon in Scotland and throughout the Scottish diaspora of the world. The celebration of his life and work became almost a national cult in the 19th and 20th centuries, in addition to having profoundly influenced Scottish literature.

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Recensione dell'utente  - MaowangVater - LibraryThing

What a gift Burns had for rhyme and meter. He makes it look so easy and spontaneous. The book has lots of social commentary with poems written as open letters to his contemporaries and epitaphs for ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - Highlander99 - LibraryThing

A compendium of work by Scotland's Immortal Bard that covers everything from whiskey and haggis (great chieftain o' the puddin' race) to red roses and loves lost. I always find something new to stir the soul when I crack the covers. Highly recommended. Leggi recensione completa

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