The meanings of dialects in British poetry – from late 19th century to early 21st century.
May 19th, 2017, Lille 3 University.
Tom Burton (University of Adelaide, Australia)
Jane Hodson (University of Sheffield, UK)
Despite the fact that, quite recently, and ironically, The Guardian headline read “Regional dialects are Dying Out – It’s Enough to get you Blarting” (May, 30th 2016), dialects have always been – and continue to be - present in poetry.