John Langhorne

Standard Name: Langhorne, John


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Family and Intimate relationships Hannah More
Others who were said to have proposed to her but been rejected were John Langhorne , rector of Blagdon in Somerset, and the already elderly Lord Monboddo . More and Langhorne remained friends, and he...
Friends, Associates Mary Whateley Darwall
An important friend to MWD was the poet William Shenstone , whose famous ferme ornée, the Leasowes, was only about ten miles away. She may have been a child when she met him. Though...
Intertextuality and Influence Medora Gordon Byron
Alexander Pope is quoted on the title-page (An Essay on Criticism), James Thomson at the head of the first chapter, John Langhorne for another chapter. The novel opens in the new style of...
Intertextuality and Influence Mrs E. M. Foster
The novel parodies Germaine de Staël 's Corinne (which had appeared in French in 1807, in English in 1808). Chapters are supplied with epigraphs: some standard choices like Pope and Cowper , but also texts...
Intertextuality and Influence Radagunda Roberts
RR supplied an explanation of how she came on the source for her poem Edward and Laura, concluding her remarks with a quotation from Langhorne .
Roberts, Radagunda. Albert, Edward and Laura, and The Hermit of Priestland: Three Legendary Tales. J. Dodsley.
The scene is set in the crusading...
Intertextuality and Influence Mrs Ross
The title-page quotes Langhorne and the first chapter-heading William Cowper . Despite its related material, this story is more bland than The Cousins. The hero, Walsingham, appears in England as the ward of Sir...
Intertextuality and Influence Eleanor Sleath
The chapter headings quote a range of canonical or contemporary writers, including Shakespeare , Milton , Pope , Thomson , Goldsmith , William Mason , John Langhorne , Burns , Erasmus Darwin , Edward Young
Literary responses Mary Whateley Darwall
John Langhorne praised the volume in the Monthly Review with particular attention to the abilities of women for the tender and the natural; the reviewer for the Critical Review approved it because of the author's...
Literary responses Hannah More
The volume was favourably reviewed in the Monthly Review for September, probably by John Langhorne .
Jones, Mary Gwladys. Hannah More. Cambridge University Press.
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Some women, like the Hon. Mrs Walsingham (née Hanbury Williams) , wished it had been more feminist.
Jones, Mary Gwladys. Hannah More. Cambridge University Press.
Literary responses Hannah More
The Monthly Review for February carried an enthusiastic review by HM 's unsuccessful suitor John Langhorne .
Jones, Mary Gwladys. Hannah More. Cambridge University Press.
The Critical Review praised Sir Eldred's sentiments, description, and versification.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
41 (1776): 237
On the strength...
Textual Production Hannah More
The opening performance (with Langhorne 's prologue, and David Garrick 's epilogue) was attended by HM , her four sisters, and Garrick. He proposed taking the play to Drury Lane, but More declined.
Jones, Mary Gwladys. Hannah More. Cambridge University Press.


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