Early American Poetry: Selections from Bradstreet, Taylor, Dwight, Freneau, and Bryant
Jane Donahue Eberwein, Anne Bradstreet
University of Wisconsin Press, 1978 - Poetry - 383 pages
Here is the first major-figure anthology of American poetry of the colonial and early national periods, an indispensable volume for both students and scholars of American literature and civilization.
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445 450 ( 1642 ; 1650 ) A DIALOGUE BETWEEN OLD ENGLAND AND NEW ; CONCERNING THEIR PRESENT TROUBLES , ANNO , 1642 5 New England Alas , dear Mother , fairest queen and best , With honour , wealth , and peace , happy and blest ; What ails ...
20 25 30 New England And thus ( alas ) your state you much deplore In general terms , but will not say wherefore . What medicine shall I seek to cure this woe , If th ' wound's so dangerous I may not know . But you perhaps , would have ...
The speaker , a visitor from the north , addresses himself to a “ shepherd ” still in the mainland colonies , already at war with England . He realizes , then , that inviting the shepherd to Santa Cruz involves an abdication of ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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