Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture


by
Sharon Alker (Editor) and Leith Davis (Editor)

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Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


The fourteen essays included in Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture re-orient scholarly understanding of Robert Burns by focusing on the reception and representation of the Scottish poet and songwriter in the Americas. Divided into five sections, the volume explores: transatlantic concerns in Burns’s own work; Burns’s early publication in North America; Burns’s reception in the Americas; Burns’s creation as a site of cultural memory; and extra-literary remediations of Burns, including contemporary digital representations.

The fourteen essays included in Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture re-orient scholarly understanding of Robert Burns by focusing on the reception and representation of the Scottish poet and songwriter in the Americas. Divided into five sections, the volume explores: transatlantic concerns in Burns’s own work; Burns’s early publication in North America; Burns’s reception in the Americas; Burns’s creation as a site of cultural memory; and extra-literary remediations… (more)

The fourteen essays included in Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture re-orient scholarly understanding of Robert Burns by focusing on the reception and representation of the Scottish poet and songwriter in the Americas. Divided into five sections, the volume explores: transatlantic concerns in Burns’s own work; Burns’s early publication in North America; Burns’s reception in the Americas; Burns’s creation as a site of cultural memory; and extra-literary remediations of Burns, including contemporary digital representations.

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