ISBN-13: 9780140423822 / Angielski / Miękka / 1994 / 368 str.
This selection gives equal weight to the two aspects of Robert Burns's reputation, as a lyricist and as a much-loved Scottish poet. Placing works in probable order of composition, it includes lyrics to his most well known songs, such as the nostalgic -Auld Lang Syne, - the romantic -A Red, Red Rose, - and the patriotic -Scots What Hae.- As a poet, Burns wrote with deceptive simplicity and imaginative sympathy, and demonstrated enormous range--from comic dramatic monologues such as Holy Willie's Prayer, which mocks hypocrisy, to narratives including the celebrated Tam O' Shanter, about the ghostly visions of a drunk.
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