Title Nan Shepherd: move aside Robert Burns, it’s time to celebrate Scotland’s identity with a woman Media name/outlet The Conversation Media type Web Country United Kingdom Date 24/01/18 Description The half-light of these weary January days will soon be lit up by the linguistic thrills of Burns Night. This international celebration of Robert Burns’ timeless poetry will see millions across the world raise a glass to Scotland’s bard on January 25.
Burns is used by Scots as a frame upon which to hang a tremendous amount of weighty national identity. Upon him they place responsibility as the source of their egalitarian spirit
Producer/Author Nicolas Le Bigre; Alistair Heather URL https://theconversation.com/nan-shepherd-move-aside-robert-burns-its-time-to-celebrate-scotlands-identity-with-a-woman-90559 Persons Nicolas Le Bigre, Alistair Andrew Heather