Literary Lives: The Infants' Grammar by Alan Chedzoy at the Dorset County Museum
Thursday 14th September 2017
A selection of articles and stories relating to William Barnes and Dorset's cultural heritage.
Extract taken from Thirteen Worthies by Llewelyn Powys published in 1923
The Folk-Lore of William Barnes by John Symonds Udal
WESSEX WORTHIES: William Barnes by J. J. Foster
Social Changes in the 1830's by Marion Tait. William Barnes insight into Social Change and upheaval in the 1830’s can be found in the following eclogues. The eclogues present discussions and at least two viewpoints. They give a detailed picture of social conditions and the society of the land folk.
The Stained Glass AttitudeL: The Parsons' Window at Liverpool Cathedral
Surdly Sam by David Downton. A sketch ‘Surely Sam’ and poem entitled ‘Zummer’ taken from George Philip Rigney Pulman Pulman’s ‘Rustic Sketches: Being Rhymes on Angling and Other Subjects Illustrative of Rural Life’ written in the East Devon dialect.
Social Changes in the 1830's