Yorkshire Dialect Classics

    Yorkshire Dialect Classics

    Arnold Kellett

    Dalesman 2008

    Hardback 160pp Illustrated

    9781855682269   Product Code: 21970

    After an introduction to dialects in general, a history of Yorkshire dialect and a guide to pronunciation, this anthology presents the best Yorkshire poems, stories and sayings - from Caedmon's seventh-century Hymn to Creation to Mi Fust Day dahn t'Pit, an autobiographical account given by Ernest Beaumont in 2000 - with notes on the authors and contexts of the pieces and illustrations by Margaret Clarkson and Peter Kearney.

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