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Parritch and the Partridge: The Reception of Robert Burns in Germany Rosemary Anne Selle

Parritch and the Partridge: The Reception of Robert Burns in Germany

Rosemary Anne Selle

Published January 1st 2013
ISBN : 9781306558273
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485 pages
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This book sets out to explore the reception of Scotlands best-loved writer Robert Burns in Germany, beginning with Burnss contemporaries in a German state and at a time when instant international fame of foreign writers was yet to develop. TheMoreThis book sets out to explore the reception of Scotlands best-loved writer Robert Burns in Germany, beginning with Burnss contemporaries in a German state and at a time when instant international fame of foreign writers was yet to develop. The author traces Burnss growing popularity and, for instance, demonstrates how a single line from a foreigners poem could become the motto of a generation of German revolutionists. Many of Burnss well-known poems do not only figure in this first part but are also the subject of specific case studies in the second. Here works such as -Tam O Shanter- or -A red, red rose- are analysed in translation through the ages. The authors comprehensive work is complemented by a short research update on the reception of Burns.