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Mistress Bradstreet :the untold life of America's first poet /Charlotte Gordon.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Gordon, Charlotte.
Publication
New York : Little, Brown and Co.
Contents
Preface -- Arrival -- Lilies and thorns -- Sempringham -- A man of exemplary discretion and fidelity -- God is leaving England -- preparedness -- Our appointed time -- The crossing -- New world, new manners -- Upon my son -- Enemies within -- Ipswich -- Such things as belong to women -- Old England and new -- Now sister, pray proceed -- Foolish, broken, blemished muse -- The tenth muse -- Farewell, dear child -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Date
2005.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
This [book offers] the gripping story of a woman and poet of great feeling struggling to find a language to describe the country in which she finds herself. It also offers a rich and complex portrait of early America, the Puritans, and the trials and values whose legacy continues to shape our country to the present day.-Dust jacket.
xiii, 337 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Complimentary copy, March 28, 2005.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-328) and index.
ISBN
0316169048
9780316169042
GUSN
251683
Call Number
Stacks PS712.G67 2005
Other People and Orgs
Bradstreet, Anne, 1612?-1672.
Descriptive terms
Poets, American Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Puritan women Intellectual life.
Puritans
Schriftsteller.
Women and literature History 17th century.
Material Type
Biography.
Places
New England
USA.

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