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ISBN: 019214149X

ISBN13: 9780192141491

The Oxford Book of Local Verses

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This delightful anthology is a treasure-house of England's heritage of popular verse, written by long forgotten local poets whose surviving work enriches our understanding of local customs and attitudes in much the same way that 'local 'cooking' describes the flavor of a region. Local verses have been perpetuated in a particular place sometimes through the oral tradition, also through local use as work-songs or seasonal celebrations, and, more tangibly,...

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