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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 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
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.