By Alex Broadhead
Focusing on Burns’s poems, songs, letters, prefaces, and glossaries, the ebook can pay detailed cognizance to the advanced ways that the writer engaged with such concerns as phonology, grammar, and the naming of languages. The Burns who emerges from this ebook isn't the marginal determine of conventional accounts—an under-educated poet alienated from the philological mainstream—but really a well-informed philosopher who, greater than the other modern author, embodies the inventive linguistic spirit of the eighteenth century.
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The Language of Robert Burns: Style, Ideology, and Identity by Alex Broadhead