Abstract

Abstract:

This short essay argues that there are echoes in Burns's 'Tam o' Shanter' of James Beattie's The Minstrel. Beattie's use of the supernatural, his ideas about dreams and second sight may tantalisingly all be thought of as informing Burns's text.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2050-6678
Print ISSN
1756-5634
Pages
pp. 51-57
Launched on MUSE
2019-11-30
Open Access
No
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