Scottish literature, Scottish poetry
An essay looking at Burns as he portrays himself in his letters, notable for looking at how different correspondents bring out different aspects of his character.
Reprinted from 2018, pages 12-36.
(c) Routledge Kegan Paul, 1975. First published in Critical Essays on Robert Burns, ed. Donald Low (London: Routledge Kegan Paul, 1975), 13-28. Reprinted in print and digital form, 2018 and 2019, by permission of Taylor and Francis.