Definitive Burns work announced
A new definitive edition of the works of Robert Burns is to be compiled by Glasgow University.
The project, which will take 15 years to complete, will begin in 2009 - the 250th anniversary of the bard's birth.
The Centre for Robert Burns Studies will undertake the task, commissioned by Oxford University Press.The publisher said the "landmark" work would bring to light aspects of the life of Scotland's greatest poet which were not previously known.
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