Burns, ”The Merry Muses” and sexuality | Inside the Mind of Robert Burns

Burns' "The Merry Muses of Caledonia" is a collection of bawdy songs that scholars say were actually a political comment on the ruling classes.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'31''
  • Broadcast year: 2022
Curriculum Connection
  • English Literature | Reading

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Scotland
  • Programme: Inside the Mind of Robert Burns