The Burns Supper

A Comprehensive History

Author: Clark McGinn

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: 1912387565

Category: History

Page: 640

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When did Burns Suppers start? Why is it celebrated all over the world? Who can join in the fun? Spanning the history of the phenomenon, from the year of its creation in 1801 to the present day, this book offers you everything you need to know about the Burns Supper, and the poet for whom it is held every year. From the origins of the custom to its modern day interpretations, from the rituals and traditions to the fun and fellowship, this first full-length study of the unique annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet answers every question you can think of, along with every one you can’t.