WHAT if the 1786 Kilmarnock edition of Robert Burns' poems had been a failure, and he had gone ahead with his planned emigration to Jamaica? Would his verse be remembered today as anything more than a curiosity? How would the story of Scottish literature have unfolded? And how would the egalitarian bard have reacted to the horrors of slavery in the West Indies?
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