Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 August 2018

848 Pages | 8 black-and-white halftones

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199567539

Bookseller Code (06)

Complete Poems of William Barnes

Volume 2: Poems in the Modified Form of the Dorset Dialect

Edited by T. L. Burton and K. K. Ruthven

  • The second volume in the first-ever fully critical edition of the complete poems of the outstanding but undervalued poet, William Barnes (1801-1886)
  • The essential first point of reference for all scholarly work on Barnes's poems for the foreseeable future
  • Authoritative texts of the poems, including variants from all surviving versions
  • Scholarly introductions on both textual and contextual matters
  • Detailed scholarly notes on the poems
  • Detailed metrical analyses of the poems
  • Appendices discussing textual, literary, and linguistic matters