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New works in the Robert Burns Collection

Since 2009 is the 250th anniversary of Robert Burns’s birth, publishers are issuing many new biographies, critical evaluations, and editions of his poems to mark the occasion.  The BYU Burns Collection has received a number of new books on Burns in just the past three months:

Biographies and Criticism:

  • Robert Crawford, The Bard: Robert Burns, a Biography (2009)
  • John Rodger, ed., Fickle Man: Robert Burns in the 21st Century (2009)
  • Catherine Smith-Mason, The Stars of Robert Burns (2008)
  • Donald Smith, God, the Poet and the Devil: Robert Burns and Religion (2009)
  • Ferenc M. Szasz, Abraham Lincoln and Robert Burns: Connected Lives and Legends (2008)

Editions and Works Inspired by Burns:

  • Arnold Johnston, The Witching Voice: A Novel from the Life of Robert Burns (2009)
  • Rabbie’s Rhymes: Burns for Wee Folk (2008)
  • Tam O’Shanter, illustrated by Alexander Goudie (2008)

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