A biography of Hannah More (c.1745-1833). Includes bibliography, links, and images. Her first play, The Inflexible Captive, was staged at Bath in 1775. Later in the 1770s, and for much of the 1780s, she spent time in London and made the acquaintance of many important political and society figures, including Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, and. Jul 12, 2012 · Hannah More (2 February 1745 - 7 September 1833) was a bluestocking writer whose moral works were highly influential in her time. She was an evangelical Christian and friend of William Wilberforce and supported the anti-slavery campaign.Author: Rachel Knowles.
The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Hannah More (More, Hannah, 1745-1833) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. More, Hannah, 1745-1833, contrib.: The Book of Private Devotion: A Series of Prayers and Meditations, With an Introductory Essay on Prayer, Chiefly from the Writings of Hannah More (revised and enlarged; New York: R. Carter and Bros., 1850. Hannah More, religious writer, was born on 2 February 1745, at Stapleton, Gloucestershire, near Bristol. She was fourth of the five daughters of Jacob More. Jacob More (d. 1783), born at Thorpe Hall, Harleston, Norfolk, had been educated at Norwich grammar school, with a view to taking orders.
Hannah More (1745-1833) WORKS PROFILE COMMENTARY BIOGRAPHIES REFERENCE AUTHOR AS CRITIC. The daughter of a Bristol schoolmaster, Hannah More opened a boarding school in Bristol in 1757, where one of her students was Mary Robinson. She befriended John Langhorne, and later David Garrick, through whom she met many London writers, becoming a well. A British playwright, abolitionist, and philanthropist, More was born near Bristol. Her father, a headmaster, trained More and her sisters to be teachers. Hannah More’s father and older sisters founded a school when the girls were in their teens, and More taught there as a young woman. Her play The Inflexible Captive was staged in 1774; it was followed by Percy: a Tragedy (1777), and Fatal.