Ann Candler

Standard Name: Candler, Ann
Birth Name: Ann More
Married Name: Ann Candler
AC , labouring-class poet of the late eighteenth century, was first noticed as a writer when her local clergyman gave charity to her needy family at Christmas and she wrote him a poem of thanks. To female patrons she wrote a letter explaining the circumstances of her life, which was printed with her poems.


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Textual Production Elizabeth Cobbold
EC was one of those who helped secure publication in 1803 of the labouring-class Ann Candler 's Poetical Attempts (mostly written in the workhouse).
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Textual Production Elizabeth Cobbold
EC read Anna Letitia Barbauld 's Eighteen Hundred and Eleven and said it was only the more dangerous on account of its poetical excellence.
Feminist Companion Archive.
She was a subscriber for Mary Sewell in 1803. As well...


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Candler, Ann. Poetical Attempts by Ann Candler. Editor Cobbold, Elizabeth, J. Raw, 1803.