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5/5 Douglas Dunn discusses how Burns's influence changed during the 20th Century.
4/5 Kathleen Jamie on how Burns changed himself into whatever his audience required of him.
3/5 Robert Crawford on using Burns as a touchstone for the humanity of his own poetry.
2/5 Liz Lochhead discusses her education in a Motherwell state school.
1/5 David Kinloch discusses his attitude to Robert Burns' 'womanising'.