Henley and Burns or, The critic censured, being a collection of papers replying to an offensive critique on the life, genius, and achievements of the Scottish poet. by John Dawson Ross

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  • Henley, William Ernest, 1849-1903.,
  • Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.,
  • Poets, Scottish -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
  • Biography as a literary form.,
  • Scotland -- In literature.

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StatementCollected and edited by John D. Ross.
LC ClassificationsPR4338 .R64 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 106 p.
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4574547M
ISBN 100804610320
LC Control Number77105828

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