Six eclogues from William Barnes's Poems of rural life in the Dorset dialect (first collection, 1884) with phonemic transcripts /
"When William Barnes began publishing poems in the Dorset County Chronicle in the 1830s in the dialect of his native Blackmore Vale, the first poems that appeared were in the form of eclogues - dialogues between country people on country matters. Although an immediate success, the eclogues were...
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