Prose Meditations by Anne Steele
For biographical information on Anne Steele, click here; for her complete collection of hymns in the Bristol Collection (1769), click here; for selections from her letters, click here; for a selection of her poetry, click here. For a more complete biographical sketch, along with a discussion of her poetry, see the "Introduction" to Anne Steele in Timothy Whelan, gen. ed., Nonconformist Women Writers, 1720-1840 (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011), vol. 1, ed. Julia B. Griffin, pp. 1-29. For the complete poetry, prose, and correspondence, including previously unpublished hymns, poems, and prose meditations, see Nonconformist Women Writers, vols 1 and 2 (Julia B. Griffin, volumes editor).