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Lauluja ja ballaadeja
Burns on raikas luonnonrunoilija. Rousseausta riippumatta hn ihailee luontoa, jonka keskell itse el ja johon on kiinni kasvautunut. Hnen lemmenlaulujensa ja ballaadiensa takamona on aina kotiseutu, suurenmoisen mahtava "Ylmaa" harmaine sammalevuorineen ja hongikkorinteineen, tai viljava "Alamaa" Clyden ja Forthin rannoilla sek Ayr- ja Nith-virran viehkeiss laaksoissa. Robert Burns syntyi 25 p:n tammikuuta 1759 Allowayn kylss Ayrshiren piirikunnassa, Etel-Skotlannin lnsiosassa. Is oli varaton maanviljelij, jolla oli maksettava raskas vero pahanpivisest vuokratilastaan. Taloudellisista vaikeuksista huolimatta, hnen kuitenkin onnistui antaa pojilleen ajan oloihin nhden verraten hyv koulukasvatus. Saamiaan alkeistietoja vanhin poika, Robert, sittemmin kartutti ja laajensi kautta elmns in. Etenkin hn harrasti englanninkielist runoutta. Oman maansa runoilijoista hn erittin rakasti kansanomaista Allan Ramsayta ja Fergusonia; mutta tmn ohella hn tutustui perinpohjin Skotlannin kansanrunouteen, joka nihin aikoihin oli kirjallisissa piireiss kohonnut suureen arvoon. Jo varsin aikaisin tytyi Robertin olla islleen avuliaana maatiss. Ksi auran kurjessa hn ensi nuoruudestaan alkaen sepitti luonnonraikkaita, leikillisen vilkkaita runoja, joihin hn sai aiheita omista sydnsytistn, ymprivst luonnosta, havaitsemistaan pikkutapauksista tyssn tai kylill ja mailla. Lempi ja lemmenseikkailut ovat hnen laulujensa pasiallisena sisltn. Robert Burnsilla on helposti syttyv sydn; alinomaa hn on rakastunut, vlist useaan tyttn melkein yht'aikaa, ja jokaisesta hn kirjoittaa hienon herkn runoelman. Burnsin nuoruudenaikoina oli tuskin ainoaakaan neitoa koko paikkakunnalla, jolle hn ei olisi lemmenlaulua omistanut. Lempens esineit hn ei koskaan unhottanut, mutta taas ja taas hn ihastuu uusiin viehkeihin kasvoihin, ja jlleen on valmiina uusi, entist ehompi laulu. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 15814
Author: Burns, Robert
Release Date: May 11, 2005
Translator: Juva, Valter, 1865-1922
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