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The best laid schemes : selected poetry and prose of Robert Burns

Autore: Robert Burns; Robert Crawford; C J M MacLachlan
Editore: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009.
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Robert Burns, Scotland's favorite poet has been loved by generations of Americans - from Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman to Robert Frost, Maya Angelou, and Bob Dylan. This book presents a selection  Per saperne di più…

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Genere/forma: English literature
Poetry
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Robert Burns; Robert Crawford; C J M MacLachlan
ISBN: 9780691142944 0691142947 9780691142951 0691142955
Numero OCLC: 368085137
Descrizione: xxxvii, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Poems. My father was a farmer --
To ruin --
The death and dying words of poor Mailie, the author's own pet yowe, an unco mornfu' tale --
Poor Mailie's elegy --
Mary Morison --
On a noisy polemic --
For the author's father --
A fragment [When Guilford Good our pilot stood] --
Address to the Unco Guid, or the rigidly righteous --
O leave novels --
Green grow the rashes : a fragment --
Epistle to Davie, a brother poet --
Holy Willie's prayer --
Death and Doctor Hornbook : a true story --
Epistle to J. L[aprai]k, an old Scotch bard --
The vision --
To a mouse --
The holy fair --
The twa dogs, a tale --
The Cotter's Saturday night --
Address to the Deil --
Brose and butter --
To a louse --
A cantata [Love and liberty or The jolly beggars] --
On a Scotch bard gone to the West Indies --
To the author [Second epistle to Davie] --
[Lines written on a Bank of Scotland one guinea note] --
[Address to Beelzebub] --
A dream --
The brigs of Ayr : a poem --
The northern lass --
Address to Edinburgh --
To a haggis --
A fragment [There was a lad] --
[Inscribed around Fergusson's portrait] --
[Lines on Fergusson] --
Written by somebody on the window of an inn at Stirling on seeing the royal palace in ruins --
Ca' the ewes to the Knowes [first version] --
I love my Jean --
O, were I on Parnassus Hill --
Tam Glen --
Auld Lang Syne --
Louis what reck I by thee --
Robin Shure in Hairst --
Nine inch will please a lady --
Afton water --
[Epistle to Dr. Blacklock] --
On Captn. Grose's present peregrinations through Scotland collecting the antiquities of that kingdom --
My love she's but a lassie yet --
My heart's in the highlands --
John Anderson my Jo --
Tam o'Shanter : a tale --
The banks o'Doon --
Ae fond kiss --
Such a parcel of rogues in a nation --
The de'el's awa wi' th' exciseman --
Highland Mary --
The rights of woman --
Why should na poor people mow --
Whistle & I'll come to you my lad --
Ode [for General Washington's birthday] --
Bruce to his troops on the eve of the Battle of Bannock-burn --
Act sederunt o' the court o' session --
A red red rose --
Ca' the yowes to the Knowes [second version] --
For a' that & a' that --
The Dumfries volunteers --
The heron ballads I --
To the tooth-ach --
[Oh wert though in the cauld blast] --
The solemn league and covenant --
The Selkirk grace --
Tam Lin --
Comin thro' the rye --
Charlie he's my darling --
The trogger --
The tree of liberty --
Rediscovered poems. Logie o' Buchan --
I courted a lassie --
My steps fate on a mad conjuncture thrust --
Here is to the king, sir --
Tho' life's gay scenes delight no more --
Prose. Five extracts from Burns's First commonplace book, 1783-85 --
Preface [To Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, 1786] --
Dedication [To Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, 1787] --
Extract from Burns's journal of his border tour --
Letter to Dr. John Moore, 2 August 1787 --
Letter to Agnes McLehose, 19 January 1788 --
Letter to Agnes McLehose, 25 January 1788 --
Letter to Robert Ainslie, 3 March 1788 --
Extract from a letter to Burns from Agnes McLehose --
Letter to Dr. John Moore, 4 January 1789 --
Extracts from a letter to Mrs. Frances Dunlop of Dunlop, 12 January 1795 --
Letter to James Armour, 10 July 1796.
Altri titoli: Works.
Responsabilità: edited by Robert Crawford and Christopher MacLachlan.

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