Whatever Happened to Gavin Turnbull? Hunting Down a Friend of Burns in South Carolina
Scottish poetry, 18th century American theatre, Scottish immigrants
Surveys the life and writing of the Scottish poet Gavin Turnbull (1765-1816), giving the first account of his later career as an actor and poet in Charleston, South Carolina, in Virginia, and in Georgi, and identifying and excerpting a number of previously-unknown poems that Turnbull published in Charleston newspapers.
Published in Robert Burns Lives!, ed. Frank R. Shaw, Issue 159, 2012.
Scott, Patrick. "Whatever Happened to Gavin Turnbull? Hunting Down a Friend of Burns in South Carolina." Robert Burns Lives! 159 (2012).
(c) Patrick Scott and Robert Burns Lives!, 2012.