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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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Such ideological contention thwarted MacDiarmid's wish to find a compromise between established Burnsian circles and his avant-gardist aspirations.
do " Troy, who was Young Burnsian in 2015, won best verse speaker in Scotland this year after reciting an extract from Death And Dr Hornbrook.
The presentation of the Burnsian aspect of William Robertson Smith's vast collection is a fitting tribute to the Bard on the 250th anniversary of his birth, together with the long-overdue recognition of Smith's own activities as a collector.
(49) Despite their grimness, there is often a touch of Burnsian comedy in these images.
"It is hoped that local students and Burnsians wishing to research the life and times of Robert Burns will have access to The J.A.
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.
At last year's National Burns competition one of its top honours, Junior Burnsian 2018, was won by Dumfries piper, Gregor Grierson.
The recycling of illustrations of textual moments from earlier editions of Burns's poetical works, at that point, was not yet possible, since no other illustrated editions featuring plates specifically interpreting Burnsian texts were available.
is." A noted Dumfries Burnsian John Caskie said: "I have been following these plans and while they are a bit adventurous I am hoping that the local community and Burrnsians everywhere will get behind them and give them their support.
This tight mesh of association bound Antipodean labour to a Pacific-wide Burnsian internationalist imagination.
Tomorrow's event includes the region's best young trad musicians along with junior Burnsian piper Gregor Grierson, Gaelic and Scots band Burnswark, singer Rowan Hastie, clarsach player Priya Rome, fiddler Aisling Anderson and flute player Rosie Ford.
Ronnie remained an enthusiastic Burnsian all his life, and a welcome speaker at Burns events and suppers: he was a natural performer with a great sense of humour.