Anne Bradstreet


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Noun1.Anne Bradstreet - poet in colonial America (born in England) (1612-1672)
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Hulme, Anne Bradstreet, Sterling A Brown and John Updike.
A worthy addition to women's history shelves, Miller's collection of life stories extends the usual focus on Pocahontas and poet Anne Bradstreet with the botanical savvy of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, traveler Sarah Kemble Knight, merchant Margaret Hardenbroeck Philipse, and Martha Corey, a victim of witchcraft hysteria.
By selecting such a variety of figures across racial, gender, and theological dividers, including John Winthrop, Anne Hutchinson, John Davenport, Anne Bradstreet, and John Sassamon, among others, he is able to show a wide range of Puritan experiences from those considered squarely within orthodoxy to those flirting with the boundaries of the movement to those whom many Puritans were not quite certain how to include because of their ethnic and cultural differences.
In this useful study, Wright focuses on five English poets, Anne Southwell, Anne Bradstreet, Katherine Philips, Anne Finch, and Mary Monck, thus covering figures from the seventeenth to early eighteenth centuries.
The Merrimack Valley has been referred to as the "Valley of the Poets" since Puritan author Anne Bradstreet and abolitionist poet John Greenleaf Whittier were buried there.
16 Anne Bradstreet dies, 1672 America's first published poet
In 1650, the New England Puritan poet Anne Bradstreet published her first book of poetry, The Tenth Muse, under mysterious circumstances.
Anne Bradstreet, Margaret Cavendish, Lucy Hutchinson, Margaret Howard and Ann Vavasour are among the many female poets discussed.
Many of the names that appear in the first part of her chronology (Anne Bradstreet, Phyllis Wheatley, Lydia Maria Child, Margaret Fuller, Charlotte Perkins Oilman, Sarah Orne Jewett, Harriet Beecher Stowe) were familiar to me from the William B.
Though it ably demonstrates how texts like Thomas Shepard's The Sincere Convert or Anne Bradstreet's The Tenth Muse, Lately Sprung Up in America appeared in printed form without the intention--and largely to the embarrassment--of their nominal authors, Ways of Writing is generally unconcerned with questions like who profited by, or even who was liable for, the appearance of these volumes.
Chapters treating the poetry and dramatic translation of Katherine Philips and Anne Bradstreet are reached via Gray's discussion of the politicized godly motherhood inscribed in Dorothy Leigh's The Mothers Blessing (1616), and the collaborative sectarian text by Sarah Wight and Henry Jessey, The Exceeding Riches of Grace (1647).
I knew the drill, so there was no need to explain, but however familiar I may have been with the tutorial process, I still felt the need to justify and apologize for this "ill-formed offspring of my feeble brain," to quote Anne Bradstreet (124).