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Burns

Robert. 1759--96, Scottish lyric poet. His verse, written mostly in dialect, includes love songs, nature poetry, and satires. Auld Lang Syne and Tam o' Shanter are among his best known poems
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It is clear, however, that, along with the gains of an expanded sense of Burnsian potential, the Antipodean labour tradition brought with it significant literary losses.
None of this makes for fertile soil for the Burnsian legacy and, in New Zealand at least, it dies out altogether until, a generation later, James K.
49) Despite their grimness, there is often a touch of Burnsian comedy in these images.
Melanie, 17, of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, is renowned for reciting the works of Scotland's national bard Rabbie Burns and was named Young Burnsian of the Year in 2006.
This year Ian Landles, a significant personality, charity worker and Burnsian in the town of Hawick, travelled to the Globe to toast the memory.
As every Burnsian will recognise, this ornament is made up from sections of the same type ornament that the Wilson printing-shop had used for the distinctive title-page frame of Burns's Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect.
Rather, the illustrators set out to highlight the humorous, grotesque and authentically Burnsian textual character.
He charts the 'hybrid power' of Burnsian poetic imprints across the emotional and psychological landscapes of this strand of Clare's work.
In another, later group of poems which are the subject of the second half of my argument, Clare's use of a Burnsian vocabulary allows him to consolidate his distinctive lyric voice through pathos and wit in poems addressed to--or in evocation of--different women.