Scottish literature, Scottish poetry, editing
Discusses the history of Burns's letters, the major groups and collections, their editors, and the editions done by J. deLancey Ferguson (1931) and Ross Roy himself (1985).
2018, pages 174-180.
(c) G. Ross Roy, 1993; Estate of G. Ross Roy and Studies in Scottish Literature, 2018. First published in R. H. Carnie, ed., Robert Burns: Some Twentieth-Century Perspectives (Calgary: Calgary Burns Club, 1993), 21-27.