Scottish literature, Scottish poetry
A sympathetic introduction to Burns's relationship with Mrs Agnes (Nancy) McLehose, and their correspondence under the names "Sylvander" and "Clarinda"
Published in 2018, pages 55-57.
(c) G. Ross Roy, 2009. First published as introduction to Letters Addressed to Clarinda, by Robert Burns (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2009). Reprinted by permission of the University of South Carolina Press.