25.01.2016 : "Robert Burns: Poems, Songs and Legacy" MOOC on futurelearn.com

25.01.2016 : "Robert Burns: Poems, Songs and Legacy" MOOC on futurelearn.com

Issued: Mon, 09 Nov 2015 11:47:00 GMT

Robert Burns

Starting Autumn 2016

This online course examines the celebrated life, correspondence, poetry and songs, and also the cultural after-life of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns (1759–96).

Through 8 online learning blocks, this course will

  • provide students with a comprehensive examination of the life and works of Burns.
  • enable students to interpret the poetry, song and prose of Robert Burns in the context of Scottish history and culture.
  • enable students to engage with diverse cultural materials and to understand the construction of Robert Burns’s reputation as a universally recognised literary figure.

This course is scheduled to begin in Autumn 2016. To register interest please email arts-burnsonline@glasgow.ac.uk


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