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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233 235 236 237 240 241 “ To an Author ” From Poems Written between the Years 1768 & 1794 “ The Vanity of Existence ” “ The Hurricane ” “ Elegiac Lines on the Death of a Fiddler ” “ The Dish of Tea ” " Ode " From A Collection of Poems ...
Death and destruction the fame hath heard , But where and what it is , from heaven's declared ; It brings to honour which shall ne'er decay , It stores with wealth which time can't wear away . It yieldeth pleasures far beyond conceit ...
At the time of his death he owned one of the most impressive private libraries in the Connecticut Valley , with books of classical literature , secular and church history , medicine , science , and scriptural commentary .
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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