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William Barnes (1801 - 1886)

Books by this author: Selected Poems (2e)
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  • William Barnes was extremely interested in language and studied many languages including Welsh, Hebrew and Hindustani and was devoted to making English a 'Saxonized' language - free of foreign influences. He often wrote in Dorset dialect, which limited his audience and his appeal.
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