Understanding Robert Burns
The whole book is available for reading as 9 .pdf files and our sincere
thanks to the author George Scott Wilkie for allowing us to publish his
book on the site. Here you will get translations of many of his popular
songs and poems as well as a glossary of many Scottish words.
Click here for a Glossary of
Here you will find a glossary of Scots words and their meanings as well as
a real audio recording of each word. This will help you find the meanings
of the various Scots words that Burns used and how to pronounce them.
Robert Burns - The Peoples
Poet - BBC Documentary
Writer Andrew O'Hagan asks what made Robert Burns one of the world's
favourite poets. He travels through the landscape of modern Scotland in a
poetic journey to the places that inspired Burns and to discover the story
of his wild and dramatic life.
Robert Burns - Work, Sex and Drink A man of three great passions, love,
art and drink, Robert Burns is a poet whose work is known and celebrated
around the world. Angus Simpson introduces an evening of live performance
dedicated to the great Scottish poet and ladies man. Contemporary Scottish
folk acts perform some of Burns' most well known songs and poems in front of
a live studio audience.
Robert Burns: Of A' The
Airts A stunning piece of vintage film portraying the lives and pastimes of
the people of Ayrshire, birthplace of the famous Scots poet Robert Burns. A
wonderful montage set to some of the Bard's most famous works of poetry,
verse and song, it's an intimate portrait of life in the 50's and a fine
tribute to the man whose work was created there two centuries before.
Robert Burns in other tongues
A critical review of the translations of the songs & poems of
Robert Burns by William Jacks (1896) (pdf). I might add here
there is quite a list of countries where Burns poems were
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