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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she knew she could use the poetic conventions of her metaphysical literary era successfully and with imagination . ... Welcomed in her own time as a gifted poet though something of a curiosity because of her sex and situation ...
Leary also edited Freneau's late work , printed in journals during the poet's lifetime but not included in any of his books , in The Last Poems of Philip Freneau ( Westport , Conn .: Greenwood Press , 1945 ) .
BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTE The standard edition remains Poems by William Cullen Bryant ( New York : D. Appleton & Co. , 1876 ) , but the later collection , edited by Parke Godwin , the poet's son - in - law , is more readily available : The ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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