ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Hannah Brand

(1770 ca.-1821)


Hannah Brand was the daughter of a Norwich tanner who taught school in Norwich before turning to a career in the theater. She played opposite John Kemble in her tragedy of Agmunda in 1792, before joining Tat Wilkinson's company, with whom she performed until 1794. She afterward worked as a governess.


TEXT RECORDS:

1791Ode to Youth.
1795Ode to Adversity.

PUBLICATIONS:

Plays and poems. 1798.