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Anne Bradstreet (1612 – 1672)

Nationality: American
Born: English
Periods: American: 1600-1783

credited with being the first poet of the American colonies

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Criticism about Anne Bradstreet

“Eliza’s works, wars, praise”: Representations of Elizabeth I in Diana Primrose and Anne Bradstreet
This essay poses the questions “How is Elizabeth recreated in the minds of these women and for what purposes is she used in these texts? What does it mean for a female author to praise Elizabeth?”
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Kimberly Elliott
From: December 1999

Biographical sites about Anne Bradstreet

Biography of Anne Bradstreet
Thorough biography with links to a bibliography and other related resources (such as selected poems with fantastic, interactive annotations).
Contains: Full Bio, Bibliography
Author: Ann Woodlief
From: Virginia Commonwealth University

Other sites about Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet Study Materials
Selected poems with fantastic, interactive annotations and some quick suggestions on how to approach Bradstreet’s poetry.
Contains: Commentary
Author: Ann Woodlief
From: Virginia Commonwealth University
Anne Bradstreet: Selected Secondary Bibliography
A list of books and essays about Bradstreet and her writings.
Contains: Bibliography
Author: Dr. Donna Campbell

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013