The first of a three-volume edition of the complete poetry of nineteenth-century dialect poet William Barnes, this volume contains a critical edition of Barnes's Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect (1844).Prosodic features. Twenty-seven iambic lines grouped in three nine-line stanzas; for other poems in nine-line stanzas, see 24n. ... At village feAcsts, a#39;running by young womena#39; was a competitive a#39;sport in which the victress received a white holland shifta#39; (1832a 589). 76 a#39;A Bit oa#39; ... For the rhyme scheme, see 15n. On the originsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Complete Poems of William Barnes|
|Author||:||William Barnes, T. L. Burton, K. K. Ruthven|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2013-12|