Selected Poems and Songs of Robert Burns Edited With Notes and an Introduction (Classic Reprint)

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The present volume was intended by the editor, the late Professor John G. Dow, to furnish such a selection from the poems of Burns as should, in moderate compass, fully illustrate the character and the range of his genius. In the Introduction it was Professor Dow's first purpose to consider Burns as a poet, and accordingly, after a brief biographical sketch, he passed over to a purely literary discussion. The reader will find a chapter on the obligations of Burns to his predecessors, another on his attitude toward nature, and so on. He will, however, discover no trace of that liking for moral dissection which has too often diverted critics from matters more immediately pertinent. The sections on language, the notes, and the glossary, will, it is hoped, afford the reader all the assistance needed to make the poems completely intelligible.
Professor Dow died suddenly January 21, 1897. His manuscript was to all intents and purposes complete, but it had not received his final revision. The editors of the Athenum Press Series regard themselves as fortunate in securing, for the purpose of such a revision, the services of William Allan Neilson, Ph.D. (Harvard), a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and a close student of Burns.
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Szczegóły: Selected Poems and Songs of Robert Burns - Buck Philo Melvyn

Tytuł: Selected Poems and Songs of Robert Burns
Podtytuł: Edited With Notes and an Introduction (Classic Reprint)
Autor: Buck Philo Melvyn
Wydawnictwo: FB &c Ltd
ISBN: 9781330482599
Języki: angielski
Rok wydania: 2015
Ilość stron: 686
Format: 15.2x22.9cm
Oprawa: Miękka


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Selected Poems and Songs of Robert Burns
Edited With Notes and an Introduction (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Selected Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: Edited With Notes and an Introduction
The present volume was intended by the editor, the late Professor John G. Dow, to furnish such a selection from the poems of Burns as should, in moderate compass, fully illustrate the character and the range of his genius. In the Introduction it was Professor Dow's first purpose to consider Burns as a poet, and accordingly, after a brief biographical sketch, he passed over to a purely literary discussion. The reader will find a chapter on the obligations of Burns to his predecessors, another on his attitude toward nature, and so on. He will, however, discover no trace of that liking for moral dissection which has too often diverted critics from matters more immediately pertinent. The sections on language, the notes, and the glossary, will, it is hoped, afford the reader all the assistance needed to make the poems completely intelligible.
Professor Dow died suddenly January 21, 1897. His manuscript was to all intents and purposes complete, but it had not received his final revision. The editors of the Athenum Press Series regard themselves as fortunate in securing, for the purpose of such a revision, the services of William Allan Neilson, Ph.D. (Harvard), a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and a close student of Burns.
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Szczegóły: Selected Poems and Songs of Robert Burns - Buck Philo Melvyn

Tytuł: Selected Poems and Songs of Robert Burns
Podtytuł: Edited With Notes and an Introduction (Classic Reprint)
Autor: Buck Philo Melvyn
Wydawnictwo: FB &c Ltd
ISBN: 9781330482599
Języki: angielski
Rok wydania: 2015
Ilość stron: 686
Format: 15.2x22.9cm
Oprawa: Miękka


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