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Anne Bradstreet: Passionate Femininity

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"Douglas Wilson has accomplished with this book what every biographer ought to accomplish: He has enlightened for us an entire age and not just a single representation of that age." George Grant America's first poet, Anne Bradstreet, wrote poems regularly for her family's private enjoyment. But in 1647, unbeknownst to Anne, her brother-in-law set sail for England with a manuscript of her poetry. Upon his return, he presented her book to her: The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America . Anne was thoroughly embarrassed but ...

Anne Bradstreet: Passionate Femininity 2021, Canon Press

ISBN-13: 9781954887039

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