Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

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Publication: 1787

Robert Burns’ 1787 book of poetry Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect was published by William Creech, to whom Burns sold his copyright for the work for 100 guineas. Burns is regarded as a pioneer of the Romantic Movement, and was a great source of inspiration to the founders of both liberalism and socialism. His poem “Auld Lang Syne” has become synonymous with New Year’s Eve, called “Hogmanay” in Scotland.

Title

Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Date

Publication: 1787

Description

Robert Burns’ 1787 book of poetry Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect was published by William Creech, to whom Burns sold his copyright for the work for 100 guineas. Burns is regarded as a pioneer of the Romantic Movement, and was a great source of inspiration to the founders of both liberalism and socialism. His poem “Auld Lang Syne” has become synonymous with New Year’s Eve, called “Hogmanay” in Scotland.

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Public Domain

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Books

Source

Sevier Collection, PR4300 1787 .E3

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Citation

“Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect,” Gallery, accessed December 5, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/942.