The Sound of William Barnes's Dialect Poems

The Sound of William Barnes's Dialect Poems

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This series, developed from Tom Burton's groundbreaking study, William Barnes's DIALECT POEMS: A PRONUNCIATION GUIDE (The Chaucer Studio Press, 2010), sets out to demonstrate for the first time what all of Barnes's dialect poems would have sounded like in the pronunciation of his own time and place. Every poem is accompanied by a facing-page phonemic transcript and by an audio recording freely available from this website. The free PDF includes links to the audio files as well.... his best poems are written in a despised rural dialect that snooty metropolitans regard as a vehicle fit only for use by country bumpkins. ... Whatever the individual merits of recordings made by current speakers of Dorset dialects, there are numerous differences in ... IViZ/iuiu Buruera#39;r Diuieet Poems: A Pmuuueiula#39;iou Guide (2010) sets out to rediscover the pronunciation that Barnes used in his own veryanbsp;...

Title:The Sound of William Barnes's Dialect Poems
Author: T. L. Burton, University of Adelaide Press
Publisher:University of Adelaide Press - 2013

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