Robert Burns And All That
In time for Burns Night (the annual celebration of Scottish culture that takes place on January 25, the birthday of Robert Burns)-a sweeping literary tour of Scotland from the Middle Ages to the present, the only single-volume collection of Scottish poetry currently available. Scottish poetry has a long and distinguished history in three languages-English, Scots, and Gaelic-and all are well represented here.
In this elegant, penetrating and moving portrait of the United States Congress, filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. Narrated by David McCullough, the program employs historic film footage and interviews with "insiders" including David Broker, Alistair Cooke and Cokie Roberts to detail the personalities, events and issues that have animated Congress' first 200 years.
Robert Burns and Pastoral is a full-scale reassessment of the writings of Robert Burns (1759-1796), arguably the most original poet writing in the British Isles between Pope and Blake, and the creator of the first modern vernacular style in British poetry. Although still celebrated as Scotland's national poet, Burns has long been marginalized in English literary studies worldwide, due to a mistaken view that his poetry is linguistically incomprehensible and of interest to Scottish readers only.
Robert Burns' poetry is renowned both in Scotland and abroad and translations of his works have appeared in many languages from French to Latin, German to Russian and many others. Less well known is the fact that Gaelic translations featured amongst those early translations, perhaps due to the fact that many of them appeared scattered across different magazines, books and pamphlets For the very first time, this book brings together all these one handy publication.
Songs that Never Die 1894 Auld Lang Syne was reproduced on the finest Canvas which captures all of the vivid colors and details of the original art. This museum quality Canvas Art was faithfully reproduced using ultra-precision print technology and fade-resistant archival inks on artist premium acid-free grade canvas. The overall size is 18 x 24 inches plus an additonal 1.
Songs that Never Die 1894 Auld Lang Syne was reproduced on the finest Canvas which captures all of the vivid colors and details of the original art. This museum quality Canvas Art was faithfully reproduced using ultra-precision print technology and fade-resistant archival inks on artist premium acid-free grade canvas. The overall size is 24 x 36 inches plus an additonal 1.
This volume of Robert Burns's Commonplace Books, Tours Journals and Miscellaneous Prose Works is a major contribution to our understanding of the life and writings of one of the major Scottish, and British, poets of all times. To the extent that the Commo