Tagged: research

Burns’s letters in New York City

Hi there! I realise it’s been several weeks since I posted my last blog about the project. We’ve all been very busy indeed. Vivien has been working on a web exhibition of the illustrations...

The Art of Diplomatic Transcription

Work is continuing on our volume of Burns’s songs for George Thomson. As part of this, I’ve recently been focussing on the original texts of the songs as submitted between 1792 and 1796. These...

Exploring Burns’s correspondence with Thomson

It’s almost a month now since I arrived in post as an RA here on the Burns C21 project. This seems an opportune moment to reflect on some of the interesting points that have...

Welcome to the world of Burns and George Thomson

Hello folks, Allow me to introduce myself….I am the editor of vols 4 & 5 of the new Oxford Works of Robert Burns and my work on this edition constitutes the last part of...

A little triumph, and a forthcoming Burns event

First and foremost, happy 2015! as ever the first month of the year is especially dedicated to Robert Burns, and we from the ERBC21 team are all buzzing with all sorts of Burns-related activities –...

Anecdotes and thoughts about my work so far

I think it’s time for me to write an update about my work here at the Centre for Robert Burns Studies. It’s been over six months since I started working on for the Editing...