Burns for Every Day of the Year

Pauline Mackay
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Join Robert Burns on a wide-ranging journey of poetry, prose and song through every day of the year . . . take 366 daily dips into Burns to inspire, invigorate and amuse.

Across the world, as midnight strikes on New Year's Eve, Burns's beloved song 'Auld Lang Syne' is sung in a spirit of friendship and togetherness. But his exuberant wit, insight and generous-hearted humanity can be celebrated every day.

This stunning collection - perfect for Burns aficionados and Burns beginners alike - reminds us of old favourites and introduces new treasures. Thoughtfully curated by Dr Pauline Mackay of the University of Glasgow, it offers 366 glimpses into the genius of this remarkable bard, creating a panoramic view of his colourful life and multifaceted literary legacy.

Author bio:

PAULINE MACKAY is Lecturer in Robert Burns Studies at the University of Glasgow .She has published widely in Burns studies and has carried out research at major Burns collections in the UK and abroad. She has worked closely with Burns Scotland (the Scottish National Burns Collection), national and international media, and Scotland's Winter Festivals to further knowledge of Burns: his life, works and phenomenal 'afterlife'. She recently hosted the podcast series #TaeTheBard. Pauline lives in Glasgow with her husband and two young children.

Category: Poetry
ISBN: 9781785302985
Publisher: Bonnier
Imprint: Black & White
Pub Date: July 2022
Page Extent: 624
Format: Book
Subject: Poetry