Author:Robert Burns (1759-1796)
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Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English and in a "light" Scots dialect which would have been accessible to a wider audience than simply Scots speakers.
A poet and songwriter. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, and is the best known of the poets who have written in the |
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- All individual songs and poems
- The Scots Musical Museum (Volume 1, 1787) (transcription project)
- The Lover's Songster; a New Song Book; Being a Choice Collection of Celebrated Love Songs (1800) (transcription project)
- The Merry Muses of Caledonia (1911)
Works about Burns
- "Robert Burns", by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- “Burns, Robert,” in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1910.
- “Burns, Robert”, in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “Burns, Robert (1759-1796),” in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
- Burns Country – more than 550 Robert Burns’ lyrics
- The Robert Burns World Federation – more than 640 Robert Burns’ lyrics in original and standard English translation
- Robert Burns Country - The Official Robert Burns Site