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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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Bucknell University Press.
Other Authors: Pittock, Murray.
Format: Book
Published: Lewisburg, PA : Bucknell University Press, ©2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • "A long farewell to all my greatness": the history of the reputation of Robert Burns /
  • Murray Pittock
  • Robert Burns and the mind of Europe /
  • Murray Pittock
  • Burns and European Identities /
  • Robert Crawford
  • "Nature's poet" and socialist model : The reception of Robert Burns in Germany /
  • Silvia Mergenthal
  • Burns in Italy : Giuseppe Chiarini's "Roberto Burns" /
  • Frauke Reitemeier
  • The aestheticization of Robert Burns in nineteenth-century French literature /
  • Alan Rawes
  • Enlightened religion and enlightened sex : Robert Burns and his French contemporaries /
  • Delmaire
  • "If ever there was a man who felt, it was Burns" : Burns and desire /
  • Pauline Anne Gray
  • Translating Burns : The bibliography of Scottish literature in translation : Past, present, and future perspectives /
  • Andrew Monnickendam
  • "Their groves o' sweet myrtles" : Robert Burns and the Scottish colonial experience /
  • R.D.S. Jack
  • Vehement celebrations : The global celebration of the Burns supper since 1801 /
  • Nigel Leask
  • Robert Burns, memorialization, and the "Heart-beatings" of Victorian Scotland /
  • Clark McGinn
  • "Rules of art" : the life of Burns on page and stage, 1800-1954 /
  • Christopher A. Whatley.