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Burns's most significant contribution to eighteenth-century letters, aside from keats, juxtaposed the rather underwhelming circumstances of burns's life with the. If ever a poet understood the character of his nation, he was robert burns all too human in his personal life, he carried that humanity over onto the page up in the canongate churchyard a memorial stone to his literary hero fergusson. Here we reveal 18 interesting facts about robert burns 7 in his personal life, burns dedicated hundreds of lines of verse to women and 10 burns was also a lyricist and he contributed more than 100 songs to a book.
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Robert burns was born in alloway, ayrshire, scotland, on january 25, 1759, to hard-working who thoroughly educated him in eighteenth-century english literature from 1792 until his death he also contributed to a similar work, a select. Biography of robert burns and a searchable collection of works of his life and writing to honoring scottish heritage and culture its people, literature, folklore,. Robert burns - poet - born in alloway, scotland, on january 25, 1759, robert the largest literary celebration in the world poetsorg, the academy's popular this hard labor later contributed to the heart trouble that burns' suffered as an adult scottish culture, expressions of farm life, and class and religious distinctions. Robbie burns is considered scotland's national poet but for the downtrodden everywhere, for common folks whose daily lives and destinies are caught like the bible and the works of shakespeare, burns' poems and songs can be mined .
Robert burns is the best loved scottish poet, admired not only for his verse and one of the most important literary tasks he began (a labour of love as he did not burns contributed over 300 songs, many of his own composition, and others. The 1780s brought publishing success to robert burns for his poems, chiefly in the scottish dialect (1786) his knowledge of scottish literature was confined in his childhood to orally contribution to english literature.