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People/Characters: William Barnes

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Essays in brief for war-time by W. Warde Fowler
Introduction to William Barnes: The Dorset Poet by Douglas Ashdown
The Life of William Barnes by Leader Scott
The People's Poet: William Barnes of Dorset by Alan Chedzoy
Poems of William Barnes: A Selection of William Barnes' Standard and Non-standard English Poems, Edited, with a Critical Commentary, by Valerie Shephard by William Barnes
The Rebirth of England and English: The Vision of William Barnes by Andrew Phillips
The Story of English in 100 Words by David Crystal
William Barnes by Andrew Motion
William Barnes 1801 - 1886 A Handbook by Bernard Jones
William Barnes of Dorset by Giles Dugdale
William Barnes, a Life of the Dorset Poet by Alan Chedzoy
William Barnes: The Dorset Poet by William Barnes

Character description

William Barnes (22 February 1801 – 7 October 1886) was an English writer, poet, Church of England priest, and philologist. He wrote over 800 poems, some in Dorset dialect, and much other work, including a comprehensive English grammar quoting from more than 70 different languages. [Wikipedia]

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