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Hannah More

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  • Date Published: September 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107622043

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  • Originally published in 1952, this biography collects both the published and unpublished correspondence of Hannah More, as well as the plethora of references made to her in contemporary letters and memoirs, in order to create a portrait of a deeply religious and philanthropic playwright and educator who challenged the mores of her society. Jones charts the continuity and change of More's interests through her life, and in doing so reveals a cross-section of English religious and social life in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the role and place of women in this period of great cultural development and change.

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    • Date Published: September 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107622043
    • length: 306 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.39kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Part I. Bristol:
    1. The school in Park Street
    Part II. London:
    2. The drama
    3. The 'literati'
    4. The saints
    5. The great and the gay
    Part III. Somerset:
    6. The tracts
    7. The schools
    8. The Blagdon controversy
    9. The making of many books
    10. Ladies in retirement
    11. Conclusion
    Notes
    Appendix I. Cheap repository tracts ascribed to Hannah More
    Appendix II. Hannah More's major writings as published in her lifetime
    Index.

  • Author

    M. G. Jones

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