Moore, Edward

Moore, Edward
   He was born at Abingdon, Oxfordshire; when his clergyman father died, he was brought up by his uncle, John Moore, a schoolmaster at Bridgwater, Somerset. Edward eventually owned his own textile business in London and wrote poetry in his spare time. He was editor of the weekly The World from 1753 until it closed in 1757. The paper, whose contributors were well known society figures, satirized the vices and follies of fashionable society. He died in poverty and was buried in the South Lambeth parish graveyard without even a stone to mark the spot. He published several plays; The Foundling was staged at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on 13 February 1747. His major poetical works are Fables for the Female Sex (1744) and Poems, Fables, and Plays (1756). Some of his poems: "Envy and Fortune," "Love and Vanity," "The Colt and the Farmer," "The Eagle and the Assembly of Birds," "The Farmer, the Spaniel, and the Cat," "The Goose and the Swans," "The Nightingale and Glow-Worm," "The Owl and the Nightingale," "The Poet and His Patron," "The Young Lion and the Ape."
   Sources: Eighteenth-Century English Verse. Dennis Davison, ed. Penguin Books, 1988. English Poetry: Author Search. Chadwyck-Healey Ltd., 1995 ( The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 ( The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. The Penguin Book of Bird Poetry. Peggy Munsterberg, ed. 1984. The Poetical Works of Edward Moore and David Mallet. Thomas Park, ed. J. Sharpe, 1808.

British and Irish poets. A biographical dictionary. . 2015.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Moore, Edward — (1712 1757)    Fabulist and dramatist, s. of a dissenting minister, was b. at Abingdon. After being in business as a linen draper, in which he was unsuccessful, he took to literature, and wrote a few plays, of which The Gamester (1753) had a… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Edward Elgar — Naissance 2 juin 1857 Broadheath …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edward Hall Moore — Edward H. Moore Edward Hall Moore (* 19. November 1871 bei Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri; † 2. September 1950 in Tulsa) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker der Republikanischen Partei. Der auf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Edward H. Moore — Edward Hall Moore (* 19. November 1871 bei Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri; † 2. September 1950 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker der Republikanischen Partei, der den Bundesstaat Oklahoma im US Senat vertra …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Edward F. Moore — Edward Forrest Moore (November 23, 1925 in Baltimore, Maryland – June 14, 2003 in Madison, Wisconsin) was an American professor of mathematics and computer science and the inventor of the Moore finite state machine. Biography Moore received a B.S …   Wikipedia

  • Moore machine — In the theory of computation, a Moore machine is a finite state machine, whose output values are determined solely by its current state.  Contents 1 Name 2 Formal definition 3 Visual representation …   Wikipedia

  • Moore Automat — Ein Moore Automat (benannt nach dem Mathematiker Edward F. Moore (1925 2003)) ist ein endlicher Automat, welcher deterministisch oder nichtdeterministisch sein kann. Im Gegensatz zum Mealy Automaten hängt seine Ausgabe ausschließlich von seinem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moore-Bellman-Ford-Algorithmus — Der Algorithmus von Bellman und Ford (nach seinen Erfindern Richard Bellman und Lester Ford) ist ein Algorithmus der Graphentheorie und dient der Berechnung der kürzesten Wege ausgehend von einem Startknoten in einem kantengewichteten Graphen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Edward Elgar — Edward William Elgar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Edward Moore (disambiguation) — Edward Moore may refer to: * Edward Moore (1712 57), English dramatist * Edward Mott Moore (1814 1902) American surgeon * Edward Moore (scholar) (1838 1916), English scholar, educator and writer * Edward Caldwell Moore (1857 ? ) American… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”