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Type: Book
Title: William Barnes's Dialect Poems: A Pronunciation Guide
Author: Burton, T.
Publisher: The Chaucer Studio Press
Publisher Place: Provo, Utah
Issue Date: 2010
ISBN: 9780842527606
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T.L. Burton
Contents: 1. Barnes’s life and works -- 2. Some phonetic terminology -- 3. Chaucer, Shakespeare, and the great vowel shift -- 4. Barnes’s description of nineteenth-century vowels -- 5. Audio recordings of present-day Dorset speech -- 6. Written sources -- 7. Vowels -- 8. Consonants -- 9. Poems with phonetic transcripts -- App. 1. The "Dissertation on the Dorset dialect of the English language" preface to the 1844 edition ; App. 2. Extracts from the section on "Orthography" in Barnes’s 1854 Philological grammar ; App. 3. Barnes’s comparative specimen for Winterbourne came ; App. 4. Table of key-rhymes.
Rights: © 2010 Chaucer Studio
RMID: 0020105603
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