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Robert Burns

Robert Burns was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, and by the time of his death, in poverty, he was hailed as Scotland’s national poet. Since then his fame has spread, with more than forty statues erected worldwide, including in eleven Canadian cities.

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Burns: Poems
Written by Robert Burns, Edited by Gerard Carruthers
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | January 2007
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-26616-3 (0-307-26616-8)

The most essential of the immortal poems and songs of Scotland's beloved national bard are collected in this volume. With the publication of his first book of poems in 1786, Robert Burns—the twenty-seven-year-old son of a farmer—became a national celebrity, hailed as the "Ploughman Poet." When he died ten years later... Read more






Selected Poems
Written by Robert Burns, Edited by Carol Mcguirk, Introduction by Carol Mcguirk
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 1994
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-042382-2 (0-14-042382-6)

This selection gives equal weight to the two aspects of Robert Burns's reputation, as a lyricist and as a much-loved Scottish poet. Placing works in probable order of composition, it includes lyrics to his most well known songs, such as the nostalgic "Auld Lang Syne," the romantic "A Red, Red Rose,"... Read more





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