Robert Burns dør 21. juli 1796. Digteren Robert Burns malet af Alexander Nasmyth i 1787. Foto: Wkimedia Commons (Kilde: http://www.arbejderen.dk/kultur/rebelsk-skotsk-digter)


Socialistisk Biblioteks Tidslinje med links til begivenheder og personer i 1796.


Se også Index over personer, organisationer/partier og værker (som bøger, malerier, mm.), steder, begivenheder, mv., der er omtalt på hele Tidslinjen, titler og indhold på emnelisterne osv.

 

21. juli 1796

Den skotske nationalpoet Robert Burns dør i Dumfries, Skotland. (Født 25. januar 1756 i Alloway, Skotland).

Robert Burns på russiske frimærker. (Kilde: http://www.thebeerprofessor.com/?tag=robert-burns)Robert Burns på russiske frimærker.
(Kilde: http://www.thebeerprofessor.com/?tag=robert-burns)

Artikler:

Robert Burns fejres stadig: Rebelsk skotsk digter. Af Margit Andersen (Arbejderen.dk, 24. januar 2018). “Robert Burns gik varmt ind for den franske revolution og for Skotlands selvstændighed.”

In English:

In defence of poet Robert Burns: “Ye know, and dare maintain, the Royalty of Man”: “A Weinsteinian sex pest”? By Paul Bond (World Socialist Web Site, 15 March 2018). “The ahistorical middle-class moralizing of the campaign perhaps reached a new low, however, with an attack on Scots poet Robert Burns.”

The radical Robert Burns. By Charlie McKinnon (International Socialism, Issue 157, Winter 2018, p.175-192). “The main thrust of this article will be to look at the most important influences on Burns and how they shaped his radicalism.”

Robert Burns – an auld radical. By Charlie McKinnnon (Socialist Worker, Issue 2536, 10 January 2017). “The ruling class loves to claim the 18th century Scottish poet Robert Burns as its own. Yet through Burns’ poetry, Charlie McKinnon uncovers his real, revolutionary legacy.”

Was Robert Burns really a radical?  (The Guardian, 25 January 2016). “… are contemporary academics reading their own leftist values into history? Murray Armstrong on the battle for the soul of Burns Night.”

Robert Burns – man, poet and revolutionary. By Alan Woods (In Defence of Marxism, 23 July 2009). “It is a matter of great regret that nowadays it seems to have become the fashion among certain left circles in Scotland to renounce Burns. To some degree this is understandable.”

The socialist legacy of Robert Burns (Revolution, 

Robert Burns som skotsk ølmærke (kilde: http://www.thebeerprofessor.com/?tag=robert-burns)

Robert Burns som skotsk ølmærke
(kilde: http://www.thebeerprofessor.com/?tag=robert-burns)


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