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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30 And when again the genial hour Awakes the painted tribes of light , I'll not o'erlook the modest flower That made the woods of April bright . ( 1814 ; 1821 ) INSCRIPTION FOR THE ENTRANCE TO A WOOD1 5 10 Stranger , if thou hast ...
From numberless vast trunks Loosened , the crashing ice shall make a sound Like the far roar of rivers , and the eve Shall close o'er the brown woods as it was wont . 95 100 105 And it is pleasant , when the noisy streams Are just set ...
Within the woods , Whose young and half - transparent leaves scarce cast A shade , gay circles of anemones Danced on their stalks ; the shad - bush , white with flowers , Brightened the glens ; the new - leaved butternut And quivering ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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