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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The rediscovery of English metaphysical verse in the early twentieth century which revitalized interest in American Puritanism and the later enthusiasm for confessional poetry of psychological ...
His reputation grew dramatically in 1817 , when the North American Review published an early version of “ Thanatopsis , ” which his father copied from the manuscript he found in his desk and carried to Boston to submit to the editors .
Its storms and its keen winds to thee have been Most kindly tempered , and through all its gloom There has been warmth and sunshine in thy heart ; The griefs of life to thee have been like snows , That light upon the fields in early ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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