Robert Burns in global culture / edited by Murray Pittock.

Robert Burns has been a key figure in Scottish identity globally since his death in 1796. But he has always been much more than that. In America, his admirers have included Emerson, President Lincoln, Maya Angelou and many others, for Burns was long heldto be a friend to the American way of life, an...

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Corporate Author: Bucknell University Press.
Other Authors: Pittock, Murray.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press, ©2011.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Robert Burns has been a key figure in Scottish identity globally since his death in 1796. But he has always been much more than that. In America, his admirers have included Emerson, President Lincoln, Maya Angelou and many others, for Burns was long heldto be a friend to the American way of life, an opponent of kings and tyranny, and someone who proved that the values that built the United States were not extinct in Europe. In Europe itself, Burns was seen as both an authentic voice of the people-a representative of their way of life-and a progressive, informed and radical writer. In the Briti.
Physical Description:1 online resource (269 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781611480313
1611480310
1283145928
9781283145923