Burns, Public Ceremonial and Civic Scotland, c.1796-c.1914

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Study of the way in which the national poet Robert Burns was celebrated at large scale public events in 19th century Scotland, and an analysis of the meaning and significance of such activity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPerforming Robet Burns
Subtitle of host publicationEnactments and Representations of the 'National Bard'
EditorsIan Brown, Gerard Carruthers
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)978374457170, 9781474457163
ISBN (Print)1474457149
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2021


  • Robert Burns, ceremonials, festivals, identity, civic Scotland

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