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 act of writing the poem , then , could be perceived as evidence of grace ; the process of artistic composition would mean more than the product . Most of his writing , certainly the best of it , served his personal spiritual use .
Each of the three intertwining threads of Freneau's career affected his writing , and each edition of the poems exhibits the continuing variety of his interests . Journalistic concerns , however , tended for a long period to dominate ...
His verses also show familiarity with Shakespeare and Milton , as one would expect , and with the most popular neoclassical British writers : Dryden , Addison , Pope , Swift , and Churchill . Freneau responded as well to Gray and the ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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