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This new edition of the songs that Robert Burns wrote for the civil servant George Thomson between 1792 and 1796 is the first to fully explore the nature of the collaboration between the two men. It constitutes the first presentation and examination of the songs as a body of work, and is accompanied by detailed explanatory notes.

Produktbeschreibung
This new edition of the songs that Robert Burns wrote for the civil servant George Thomson between 1792 and 1796 is the first to fully explore the nature of the collaboration between the two men. It constitutes the first presentation and examination of the songs as a body of work, and is accompanied by detailed explanatory notes.
Autorenporträt
Kirsteen McCue is Professor of Scottish Literature and Song Culture and Co-Director of the Centre for Robert Burns Studies at the University of Glasgow. She was previously General Manager of the Scottish Music Information Centre and worked both for the BBC and the Edinburgh International Festival. She has published widely on Romantic song culture and on Burns's songs and musical responses to Burns's work. She is editor of James Hogg's Songs by the Ettrick Shepherd and Hogg's Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs for the Collected Works of James Hogg (Edinburgh University Press, 2014) and has recently co-edited Women's Travel Writings in Scotland with Pamela Perkins (Routledge, 2016). She is currently working on British National Song culture during the period 1750-1850.